Blends are most often made from varietal wines prior to bottling, but field blending, where all of the varieties are harvested and fermented together, has its own benefits.
The effects of placing oak chips into a nylon bag and estimating the number of bottles a vineyard can produce.
Two wine lab service experts offer insight in how to best utilize their services.
When the Milam family purchased a house with an established vineyard, they went from enophiles to dedicated vineyard managers and winemakers.
Check out the winning labels from our annual wine label contest.
Grow your own grapes? Thinking of starting a backyard vineyard? Now is the time to plan your spring. Here is a list of suppliers where you can purchase grapevines and/or supplies for your home vineyard...
Don’t have a huge yard where you can plant long rows of vines? That doesn’t mean you can’t grow grapes. Find tips and techniques for growing in limited spaces.
Produced from just a mother vine, grapevine clones are intended to assure growers the grapes produced will have a predictable characteristic. But is it really that simple? Wes Hagen weighs in on why clone selection may not be as important as varietal selection.
For one week in October, portions of California’s wine country were up in flames in what has been deemed the state’s most destructive and costly fire. Beyond the toll it took on countless families whose homes were destroyed and lives uprooted, questions also arose regarding the fire’s impact on the 2017 vintage.
Many wine grapes have different names when grown in various parts of the world. That is especially true for Carignane, which is officially called Mazuelo in its homeland of Spain. Find out how both viticulturalists and enologists handle this unique grape.
Winemaking does not need to be a one-season event. Bob Peak walks winemakers through the various techniques that winemakers utilize to keep their fermenters full outside of harvest season.