Get tips for cleaning, organizing, restocking, and reviewing the past year’s winemaking, and planning for the coming vintage.
The Wizard addresses moldy odors, calculating molecular SO2, and fixing a brown Sangiovese.
Learn how and when to adjust your grapes' acidity.
Stocking a wine cellar takes some careful thought, planning, and the ability to adjust your plans on the fly.
Grow your own grapes? Thinking of starting a backyard vineyard? Now is the time to plan your spring. Here is a list of suppliers where you can purchase grapevines and/or supplies for your home vineyard...
You are already proud of the wine you made, but when it comes time to share or gift your wine, you want to be proud of the packaging too. Use these tips from label design pros to get you started.
Your homemade wine doesn’t have to be simply for the wine glass — it can also be a part of the food on your table! Check out three recipes for a French-inspired feast that count wine among the ingredients.
There is a time for creating traditional blends, and there is a time to break some rules. If you’re ready to go your own way and take some chances with your blending combinations, take some tips from Italian “Super Tuscan” wines to make something unique.
Transporting bottles of wine when you’re on the road can be a challenge; bottles break, and are expensive to ship. Check out one home winemaker’s easy DIY plans for making an airline-approved carrier that holds a case of wine bottles.
Blending good wines to make a great wine is both an art and a science. Take the advice of two professional winemakers about when, and how, to make a masterful blend.
Muscat is a complex family of grapes with a distinctive aroma tying them all together. There are hundreds of Muscat varieties, both white and red, which are used to make all styles of wine. Learn to make a dry wine from this unique grape.
Opposite of oxidation, caused by atoms losing electrons, reduction is the gain of electrons by atoms. Learn about the process of reduction and why it is important to understand as a winemaker.
Tired of making the same old wine? Try splitting that kit into six 1-gallon (3.8 L) batches of different wine. Tim Vandergrift shares some of the best experiments to conduct, the equipment needed to conduct them, and how to evaluate the resulting wines.