A total of 4,474 amateur wines were judged over three days in April at this year's competition!
Looking for a source of fresh grapes & berries this harvest season. Here is a list of suppliers where you can purchase your fresh grapes and juices...
Spain has more area under vine than any other country in the world - what can we learn from Spanish winemakers?
A New Yorker with a 100-vine home vineyard, a Louisiana Winemaking Guild and what’s up on our website. Plus (winemakermag.com extra): The basics of using pectic enzyme in your fruit wines.
What’s the best yeast to use in your fruit wines? We ask a commercial vintner and a fruit-wine author.
The Wizard discusses yeast choice and how it might affect MLF and runs down the options for getting your alcohol level up.
The longest journey begins with a single step — and a vineyard might get started with only a few vines.
Send us your best home wine labels and you could win some great winemaking prizes from WineMaker advertisers. Plus winners will see their artwork featured in the December-January issue. Deadline to enter this free contest is September 4, 2009.
If you like DIY projects as much as winemaking, check out our two fermenter-related projects.
Berries are in season. Why not make some wine from them?
The color in a red wine comes from anthocyanins. Learn what affects the extraction of these pigments and — just as importantly — how to stabilize them.
The pH and acidity of a wine affect its stability, color and flavor. Learn how to properly measure pH and TA and adjust your wine based on that information.
Why would one grape be called two different names? How can one grape make two different style wines? Find out when you meet Pinot Gris/Grigio.
The second installment of our Wine Kit Glossary — the G to Z of every term relevant to kit wine production.
Wine chemistry class is back in session and we put the fun back in functional groups, including alcohols, ethers and phenols.
Summer is almost here. Find out the best ways to beat the heat in your home vineyard.