Date: Aug-Sep 2008

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10 Tips for a Successful Harvest Day

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For the home vineyardist, harvest day is the most important — or at least the busiest — day of the year. Planning and preparation is critical in order for everything to run

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I’ve even heard of dandelion wine and wine made from grass clippings — can you make wine out of anything?

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Dear Wine Wizard, Though most of us think “grapes” when we think wine, I live in Michigan and can’t help but notice that wineries out here make wine out of a lot

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I’m interested in cold filtering to obtain alcohol-free wine…

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Ethanol exclusion I’m interested in cold filtering to obtain alcohol-free wine. How is this done and what equipment is needed?  Lloyd Duncan via email Alcohol removal remains a relatively infrequent process in


Some of our wine turned from still to sparkling…

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Sparkling to still? Some of our wine turned from still to sparkling. Can we change it back to still at this point? Will nitrogen sparging take care of it or do we

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I have had rosé and white wines with very low levels of CO2

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Many of our readers may not be aware that, indeed, for some wine styles and types, we winemakers actually add residual carbon dioxide gas (CO2) before bottling. A tiny bit of sub-threshold

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Dry Finish: Twin-Inspired Vines

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Last year, WineMaker held its annual label-making contest for home winemakers.  Some of the submissions were comical, some were incredibly artistic, and some left the judges’ glasses half-empty.  In the end, few


Closures: Wine Kits

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I recently had the opportunity to visit Portugal, magical land of Mateus, Port and home of 80% of the world’s cork supply. While it was a pleasure trip, I had time to

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Adding and Subtracting Fizz: Wine Wizard

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A little fizzy I have had rosé and white wines with very low levels of CO2. They are not sparkling wines, nor as fizzy as a Vinho Verde. The wineries must inject

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