Writer: Stephen Franzoi
Amarone: A Taste of ValpolicellaMEMBERS ONLY
Find out how to replicate the method of making Amarone — the famed red “straw wine” from the Valpolicella zone of Italy’s Veneto province made from grapes partially dried on straw mats to concentrate their juice.
Used Spirit Barrel ExperimentFREE
Is aging wine in a barrel that once held spirits totally off limits? One hobby winemaker made some experimental wines to test it out.
Wine is a WonderFREE
As a veteran winemaker, some of the initial joys of winemaking begin to fade, however as the winemaker understands more about the process and becomes more in tune with the wine, the potential for new astonishments arise.
A Quicker Route to Ice CiderMEMBERS ONLY
Who says you need fresh apples to make ice cider? With a few adjustments, you can make this dessert-style cider from frozen apple juice concentrate (of course, you can add fresh juice too, if you like).