Topic: New-to-WineMaking

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Bottling Your First Batch


An introduction into bottling your first batch of wine.

Stopping Fermentation


Learn how to stop fermentation before reaching dryness, plus when and why a winemaker may wish to do so.

Using Pectic Enzymes


When and how to use pectic enzymes.

Sourcing Grapes


Want to make wine from fresh grapes but not sure how to go about getting them? Here’s an introduction about sourcing grapes.

Design a Great Home Wine Label


You are already proud of the wine you made, but when it comes time to share or gift your wine, you want to be proud of the packaging too. Use these tips from label design pros to get you started.

Sur Lie Aging & Bâttonage


An introduction to sur lie aging and why you may want to consider it for your next batch.

Keeping Notes in the Winery


Why it is important for winemakers to take notes, and what information should always be recorded.

Crafting Age-Worthy White Wines


A common perception about wine is that red wines should always be aged and white wines are intended to be consumed young. I won’t call this a total misconception — it is

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Choosing Your First Wine Kit


Looking to buy your first wine kit? Here’s what you need to know before you start shopping.

Protein Stabilization


Get hot tips for protein stabilization.

Using a Hydrometer


Learn the basics of how and when to use a hydrometer in your winemaking process.

Cellaring Wines


Learn the basics of how and where to age your homemade wines.

Understanding Brix Readings


One of the most important measurements a winemaker must stay on top of from the time grapes begin to mature in the vineyard through the end of fermentation is degrees Brix. Brix,

Fresh-Grape Winemaking Equipment


An introduction into the equipment a new winemaker will need to get started in the hobby.

Starter Winemaking Equipment


Here’s the equipment you’ll need to get started at making wine.

Keeping Fermentations Cool


The heat of summer can lead to problems when it comes to winemaking. When the temperature of your fermenting wine becomes excessive, your resulting wine could develop off flavors, off aromas or

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