Winemaking notes and wine competition feedback generated from Bob Peak's home-grown Chardonnays.
Learn when it’s time to add nutrients, and what types your yeast need to complete a successful fermentation.
How often should Brix be measured during fermentation, swapping out yeast strains, & more questions.
A longtime winemaker shares why training your tongue can be the greatest experience a winemaker can gain.
Check out twelve great new home winemaking must-haves to put on your shopping list for harvest this year.
From April 15 to 17, 2016, a total of 2,981 different wines were judged at WineMaker’s annual home wine competition. Find out more about the results, and when to enter your wines next year.
We welcomed hundreds of hobby winemakers to Santa Rosa, California from May 19 to 22 for our ninth annual WineMaker Magazine Conference.
A home winemaker from western Washington State takes his winery to the next level by building barrels.
How do you like your Chardonnay? Do you put them through malolactic fermentation or go for a crisper taste? Heavily oaked, or no oaking at all? We ask two pros for tips to making award-winning Chardonnay, no matter your preference.
Chardonel, as the name implies, has Chardonnay as one of its parents and is used to make similar wine styles. Its popularity is largely along the East Coast and Midwest regions of the United States, but its wines stand up against those from any region.
Temperature can change the rate of chemical reactions and alter the chemical properties in wine, so understanding the effects it has on fermentation is critical to avoid flaws.