Why it’s best to achieve balance before fermentation begins.
Two pros give tips on coaxing more color from your lighter reds via cold soaking.
The Wizard answers a question about testing wine barrels and keeps it cool in a question about using dry ice.
Sugar cane is frequently used to make rum, but it can also be used for making sugar cane wine. Recipe included.
A DIY project that lets passive cooling keep your wine cool.
Cab is king, but ironically, the key to making great wine from this grape known for blockbusters is to show a little restraint.
Protocols for testing for Free SO2 at home.
Learn the growth cycle of the grapevine Vitis vinifera and the basic requirements for a healthy home vineyard.
Meet the noble Spanish wine grape, Tempranillo.
Even if you make wine from kits, you can still roll out the barrel.
Having trouble taming high malic acid in one of your wines? The answer may be to try double salt precipitation.
Learn how to choose an appropriate rootstock for your home vineyard — and also how English naturalist Charles Darwin saved the wine world.