Measuring acid levels in your wine is an important winemaking skill. Here is your chance to get step-by-step instructions of testing for acid levels. Bob Peak will walk you through all the procedures so you will have a clear idea of how to run your own tests at home.
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.