Dec 09/Jan 10
Liquid wine yeast companies produce a variety of strains not available in dried form. Find out more about liquid yeast.
From warlike dogs and angry nuns to mellow Merlots, see the many moods of this year’s annual label contest winners.
The Wizard gives an active answer to two questions on inert gasses. Plus: Can I freeze kit wine juice?
Most kit wines are designed to make still (uncarbonated) wine — but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make them sparkle. Turn the contents of your kit box into bubbly.
A complete list of stories from February 2009 through January 2010.
The case of the missing peaches and how to foil would-be grape grabbers.
Looking for a wine kit? See the 100 top-scoring wine kits from WineMaker’s 2009 International Amateur Wine Competition.
Before you bottle, you must win the battle of wine stability.
Sugar is sweet . . . and not just to you. Learn how to keep bacteria and wild yeast from refermenting your sweet wine.
Are your kit wine fermentations less than fabulous? Representatives from two companies discuss common fermentation problems in kit wines.
If you follow the proper procedures for stabilizing wine, it should be fine in the bottle — but what if it isn’t? We present a troubleshooting guide for common stabilizing problems.
The grapes are gone — now what? Harvest may be over, but that doesn’t mean your vineyard work is done.