Writer: Dave Green

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Fantastic Fermentations

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Careful attention must be paid to fermentation to achieve great wine. We gathered experts from four different yeast laboratories to glean advice on selecting yeast strains, co-inoculation, optimal fermentation conditions, and more.


Your First Lug of Grapes

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Buying your first lug of grapes can be intimidating, but it does not need to be. Get some pointers before committing to your first box of grapes.


Dealing with Excessive Heat in the Vineyard

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Relentless heat can be an anxious time for winegrape growers. But the worry of vineyard heat stress doesn’t need to cause stress in the grape-grower’s life. Two professional winemakers discuss dealing with excessive heat in your own vineyard.

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Microoxidation in White Wines: Tips from the Pros

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Not all white wines should be treated equally when it comes to processing juice. Here are some helpful tips and insights winemakers should consider when they approach their next batch of white wine — when to go for a more oxidative approach to the juice and when to go for less.

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The Basics of Sulfite

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Learn the basics of what sulfur dioxide is, as well as when and how to use sulfite in your winemaking.


Fortifying Fruit Wines: Tips from the Pros

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With the popularity of Ports, Madeira, Sherry, and even vermouth, fortified grape wines seem to get all the attention. But country fruit winemakers can get in on the fun as well. There

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Fresh-Grape Winemaking Equipment

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


Fining for Beginners

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Learn the ins and outs of fining wine and the options to choose from.


Making Rosé Wine: Tips from the Pros

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For too long, rosé remained cast under the shadow of overly sweet and one-dimensional White Zinfandels. But the surge of popularity in North America has removed the myth that rosé wines are

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Starter Winemaking Equipment

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


Home Wine Lab Testing: Tips from the Pros

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Laboratory equipment for winemakers can be fiscally daunting, especially for beginning winemakers. That doesn’t mean that vital testing should be avoided. We asked two laboratory experts in wine lab services companies about


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