Writer: WineMaker Staff
WineMaker readers and Publisher Brad Ring recently spent a week exploring beautiful wine regions in Chile and Argentina during harvest. We recap and share
pictures from the adventure.
Story Behind The LabelFREE
We saw a lot of cool looking amateur wine labels in our 2023 label contest but nothing quite as unique as these. Check out these labels from Chateau Hetsakais.
Top 100 Wine Kits of 2022FREE
More than 400 wines made from kits were judged at the 2022 WineMaker International Amateur Wine
Competition. Many received recognition; and here we share the 100 kit wines that performed best, according to the judging results.
2022 WineMaker Magazine Conference RecapFREE
Hundreds of home winemakers gathered in San Luis Obispo, California for WineMaker’s conference, where they took part in educational seminars, hands-on workshops, and shared their passion for wine.
2022 Wine Education GuideFREE
Looking to advance your winemaking knowledge? Check out these wine education programs to start your journey down the path to a higher education in winemaking and the business of wine.
2022 Label Contest WinnersFREE
Hundreds of home wine labels were entered in WineMaker’s 22nd Annual Label Contest. We share all of the winning labels that make the bottles look as good as the wine inside tastes.
A group of WineMaker readers were recently accompanied by Publisher Brad Ring on a winery and food tour through Tuscany. We share the highlights and photos from Italy’s renowned wine region.
Top 100 Wine Kits of 2021FREE
There were 499 kit wines judged in the 2021 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition. Many of these kit wines received medals and top honors. Here are the 100 wine kits that performed best.
2021 WineMaker International Amateur Wine CompetitionFREE
An overview of this year’s wine competition, which received nearly 2,000 entries from across the U.S., Canada, and as far away as Australia.
Distillation GuideMEMBERS ONLY
Check out the following programs and equipment to start your journey down the path to distilling.
2021 Label Contest WinnersFREE
It’s been said for ages — making wine is a balance of science and art. Today, however, we’re going to focus on art. That is, the art that wraps our precious bottles
Top 100 Wine Kits of 2020MEMBERS ONLY
This past August, experienced judges evaluated a total of 767 wine kit entries as part of the overall 2020 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition that had a grand total of 2,519 entries. This large collection of kit entries was sent into the competition from across North America. The 767 wine kit entries were entered into
Winemaking Supply Shop Status During COVID-19MEMBERS ONLY
Greetings from WineMaker,With the quickly evolving situation worldwide due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we thought a helpful way to serve both hobby winemakers and winemaking retail suppliers was to provide a list of current business status. We will continue to update the information on this page as the situation evolves. Please support your local winemaking
Story Behind The LabelFREE
Featured in the February-March 2023 issue: Kent Nienaber • Ham Lake, Minnesota Our Love Sick Marquette label was born out of a difficult situation that arose during COVID. In early September of 2021,
2020 Backyard Vine DirectoryFREE
Grow your own grapes? Thinking of starting a backyard vineyard? Now is the time to plan your spring. Here is a list of suppliers where you can purchase grapevines and/or supplies for your home vineyard…
Top 100 Wine Kits of 2019MEMBERS ONLY
This past April, experienced judges evaluated a total of 646 wine kit entries as part of the overall 2019 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition featuring 2,305 total entries. This large collection of kit entries was sent into the competition from across North America. The 646 wine kit entries were entered into over 30 different categories
2012 WineMaker Wine Label Contest WinnersFREE
Winners from the 2012 WineMaker amateur label contest.
2013 Wine Label Contest WinnersFREE
Winners from the 2013 WineMaker amateur label contest.
2014 Wine Label Contest WinnersFREE
Here’s the winners of the 2014 WineMaker label contest.
Fresh Grape Supplier DirectoryFREE
Looking for fresh grapes this harvest season? Here is a list of select fresh grape vendors you can purchase grapes from.
2019 WineMaker Conference RecapFREE
Hundreds of hobby winemakers came to Traverse City, Michigan from May 16 to 19 for our 12th annual WineMaker Magazine Conference. The conference featured local professional Northern Michigan winemakers, WineMaker writers, industry
2019 WineMaker Magazine International Amateur Wine Competition RecapFREE
From April 12 to 14, 2019, a total of 2,305 different wines were judged at the Grand Summit Lodge and Conference Center at Mount Snow Resort in West Dover, Vermont. This year’s
Grape ProfilesMEMBERS ONLY
The world of wine grapes is expansive and continues to grow. Here are a select few profiles of lesser-known wine grape varieties.
Top 100 Wine Kits 2015MEMBERS ONLY
This past April, 50 experienced judges evaluated a total of 1,224 wine kit entries as part of the overall 2015 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition. This large collection of kit entries was sent into the competition from across North America. The 1,224 wine kit entries were entered into over 30 different categories and represented a
2019 Label Contest WinnersFREE
View all of the winning labels from WineMaker’s 19th annual label contest.