Dec 14/Jan 15
Winemaking techniques have become very sophisticated in the past few decades. But how do you know when to intervene?
Check out the winning labels from this year's WineMaker Label Contest.
The Wiz discourages a winemaker from using softened water and advises another to blend a boozy Syrah.
Whether your kit wine is hazy, cloudy, or lumpy, we have a fix for it!
A Brattleboro, Vermont man carries on his Italian family's home winemaking tradition.
WineMaker's "Wine Kits" columnist Tim Vandergrift took over the WineMaker Facebook page on December 3 to answer reader questions. Here are the highlights.
On December 18, "Varietal Focus" columnist Chik Brenneman stopped by the WineMaker Facebook page to answer reader questions. Here are the highlights.
Decide when, why, or even whether you want to use the services of a professional wine lab, and how to interpret your results.
Wes Hagen answers questions in his annual Q&A column, including some tips on pruning, Japanese beetles, and drought.
We collected the names of the very best wine kits in 2014 based on the scores they received in this year's WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition.
Making kit wines doesn't have to be only about following directions. Improve your wines by using tannin additions.
Follow along with a Hudson Valley, New York home winemaker as he guides his hobby vineyard through the 2014 vintage, from dormancy through harvest.
Dormancy in the vineyard is not a time to take a break. Three professional grape growers share advice for wintering over.
Vidal Blanc was originally developed for Cognac production in the cold maritime regions of western France. Today it is a go-to grape in the US Northeast and Midwest as well as Canada.