More than 450 home winemakers joined WineMaker in the Columbia River Gorge for this year’s annual conference.
Summer brings with it a bounty of fresh fruits — perfect for making fruit wines. Take your country winemaking to the next level by going bubbly.
The Wizard explains the intricacies of egg white fining. Plus: why an overoaked wine needs blending.
Chardonnay is grown all over the world, but it actually prefers specific climates. Plan your dream Chardonnay vineyard.
Meet the Grand Champion of the 2010 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition —
There are always ways to improve your current vintage. Learn some ways to start the year off properly at the crush pad.
Are you ready to start crushing your own grapes? Try building this DIY crusher project.
Find out how a meter works.
Learn to test your wines properly.
When are the grapes ready to pick? Two experts — one East Coast, one West Coast — explain.
If your wine is unintentionally fizzy, it could be residual carbon dioxide. Learn how to remove the excess gas.
Verdelho is most often associated with Portugal and Madeira, but it also makes an excellent dry white wine.
Winning medals for your wine isn’t everything, but it IS pretty nice. Check out some tips for edging out the competition with kits.