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The secrets of selecting the right fruit and building the proper amount of body in wine made from cherries, peaches, etc.
Advice to home winemakers on choosing — and using — barrels in their home winery. Find the right barrel for your size and situation.
The Wizard helps a reader make the best of his bubbly Merlot. Plus: why use citric or tartaric acid in a sanitizing solution?
An adventurous winemaker finds a fruit that literally stops the press.
Learn what yeast need and how to give it to them.
Step by step instructions for using paper chromatography to detect the end of malolactic fermentation (MLF).
Don’t let a movie tell you what to drink. Merlot is a great blender and, made from the right grapes, it can stand alone.
Build a space-saving, temperature-controlled barrel room.
The origins of Norton — a hearty hybrid vine from “Vineland” — and how to make a Port-style Norton.
From the garden to your glass — how to incorporate fresh or frozen (non-grape) fruit into your kit winemaking.
New or used? French or American oak? What size? What level of toast? What to ask yourself when you are buying barrels for your home winery.
“I’ve got grapes, but what else should I grow in my home vineyard?” A rundown on what to plant and why some complementary crops may benefit your grape vines.