HOME WINE LAB EQUIPMENT – Testing your wine is at the heart of making consistently good wine at home. But what equipment do you really need to set up your own home wine lab? Let the former General Manager of a professional wine testing lab guide you to the right equipment choices for your home winery to make sure you can properly and accurately handle the most important tests.
BOB PEAK, Partner in The Beverage People, a home winemaking and homebrewing shop in Santa Rosa, California, planted his backyard hobby vineyard in 1999. Before joining The Beverage People in 2003, he was General Manager at Vinquiry, a wine testing laboratory in Windsor, California. Bob holds a degree in Chemistry from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, and has pursued additional studies in grapes and wine at Santa Rosa Junior College and the University of California at Davis extension. He is a regular contributor to WineMaker magazine.