ArticleGetting Started With Wine KitsWritten by Tim VandergriftWine kits contain all the ingredients you need to make a great wine, but the catch is that you have to actually make it. To get from a collection of ingredients to sharing a bottle of wine with some friends, you will need the proper equipment, an understanding of your kit’s contents and a feel for the basic steps and procedures for making wine. In this section, learn about the basic skills you will need to know and what gear to buy so that you can get started to make a great kit wine. Gear Guide — The Basic Tools For Making Wine From Kits In the old days of winemaking, equipment came in many shapes and sizes. An old pickle crock here, a discarded water jug there and maybe some whiskey barrels that fell off the back of a truck — this was the equipment that homemade wine was made in. Today, you don’t have to borrow Grandma’s pickle crock. With the advent of modern materials and advances in technology, an impressive range of choices is available for theAlready a member? Log InYou'll Also Like Article FREE Choosing Your First Wine Kit Looking to buy your first wine kit? Here's what you need to know before you start shopping. Article FREE What’s that in my Kit? An introduction to what you'll find in your first wine kit.