TechniqueHard Cider Variations: Tips from the ProsWritten by Dawson RaspuzziFall is here and there is an abundance of apples available and ready to be fermented. Three experts share advice for three different types of hard ciders (fruited, spiced, and hopped) so that you can try something different this year.Already a member? Log InYou'll Also Like Technique FREE Lees, Sur Lie Aging, and Bâttonage Learn about the lees that we find in wine and how we can use them to our advantage. Technique MEMBERS ONLY Balancing Wine's Structure: Techniques to add and remove tannins Tannins are a big piece of the large puzzle when balancing many styles of wine. It’s important to understand ways to increase or decrease their presence when that balance leans too heavily in one direction or the other.