The Fine Art of Fining – The first thing you notice when you are handed a glass of wine is its color and clarity. Fining is one of the easiest ways to improve the clarity of your wine. Learn how fining agents work to remove suspended solids as well as how to use various popular fining agents in your winemaking.
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. As a home winemaker, Bob’s most recent award was a silver medal at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair for his 2006 Chardonnay. 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 UC Davis Extension.