Cab and Syrah, together? We explain the rationale behind this blend and the best procedures for making it at home.
The Wizard feels the pressure of a question on vigorous pressing and seed tannins and gives an answer on gluten allergies.
Chardonnay is a classic, and widely planted, white wine grape that can be made into many styles of wine.
The fading practice of traditional home winemaking in rural India.
Fermentations usually go well — but what if they don’t? Read about the likely culprits for stuck or sluggish fermentations.
Seven commercial winemakers discuss the keys to success in making wine from this red Rhône grape.
How to make Japanese rice wine at home.
Will filtration hurt your wine’s flavor and aroma? Or is it the clear choice for more visually appealing and stable wine?
Need help getting your Rhônes in the zone? Two professional winemakers give their tips for growing Syrah.
Stirring, whipping or vacuuming — there are many ways to degas a kit wine.
Once you’ve decided to filter your wine, how do you do it? We’ll show you the equipment, techniques and options for home filtration.
Just because your vines are dormant doesn’t mean you can’t be growing something beneficial in your vineyard. We explain the benefits in growing a cover crop and review the options.