ArticleBottling Tips and Wine Judge EtiquetteWritten by Alison CroweBottling is typically the final step towards producing wine where a winemaker can foul things up. Get some recommendations from the Wizard on when and how to bottle your wines. Also get some pointers on proper etiquette of being a wine judge.Already a member? Log InYou'll Also Like Article MEMBERS ONLY Barrel Cleaning, Kit Wine Tannins and Proper Sulfite Levels It seems to me like your Carmenère is a candidate for one of the “Wine Wizard’s” cheapest, easiest and most favorite ways to improve a tannic wine; egg white fining! Article MEMBERS ONLY Chlorine Conundrum & Country Wines: Wine Wizard I never use any chlorine-containing cleaning compounds in my winemaking and don’t recommend it to anyone. There are plenty of alternatives for cleaning, one of my favorites being sodium percarbonate.