The wise one answers your home winemaking questions.
Progress from darkness into whites.
Your backyard viticulture questions answered.
Making icewine-style dessert wines using frozen juice at home.
Filtering 101: Setting up the equipment and step-by-step tips.
Tips, techniques, history and a recipe for the red grape that belnds right in.
Expert advice on making this unique dessert from winter's vines.
Checking in with a cold club in Minnesota and a hot club in New Mexico.
Steaming grapes, a nasty barrel and more.
Is bottling your wine a hassle? If so, here's help. An overview of bottling equipment for batches small and large: How to use and choose the right set-up for your home winery.
Whether you use kits, juice or free grapes, fermentation is a critical part of the winemaking process. A detailed guide to taking control of fermentation and mastering the mechanics of making great wine. Plus a rundown on fermentation chemistry and a look at fermenters.
Grape juice, grape jelly ---and a great bottle of wine. Contrary to popular belief, you can make worthy wine from Concord grapes, the prolific and deep-purple North American native.