The Wizard discusses yeast choice and how it might affect MLF and runs down the options for getting your alcohol level up.
Testing options for pH and TA and making a yeast choice for a fruit wine.
Can you add a little fizz to home wines — and for that matter, can you take it away?
Is there something fishy about using chitosan? What grapes would grow well in a dry climate?
The Wiz searches high and low for an answer to a high pH, low TA problem, puts a cork in two bottle questions.
Can you see a malolactic fermentation? Can you lower pH? The Wiz weighs in.
Is it a screw up to re-use screw top wine bottles? And how do you turn good fruit wines into great fruit wines?
The Wiz blows the cork off a question on fizzy wine and regales her audience with a commentary on renewed MLF
The Wiz separates fact from fiction in her answer about fungus-free wine. Plus: Should I dump it? This month's mystery barrel has been topped and sulfited, but hasn't been racked and may be past its prime.
The Wizard of Wine gets a question of the vine, as well as questions on turning up the tannins.
The Wiz is in like Zin on a blending question and answers a testing question
The true identity of the Wine Wizard, like that of all superheroes, is a closely guarded secret. OK, it was a closely guarded secret until now. In this issue of WineMaker, we reveal who the Wiz really is, and she - yes, she - presents her 10 favorite questions from over the years.