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2013 Wine Label Contest Winners

Winners from the 2013 WineMaker amateur label contest.


2014 Wine Label Contest Winners

Here’s the winners of the 2014 WineMaker label contest.


Fresh Grape Supplier Directory

Looking for fresh grapes this harvest season? Here is a list of select fresh grape vendors you can purchase grapes from.


2019 WineMaker Conference Recap

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 Recap

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 Profiles

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 2015

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


2019 Label Contest Winners

View all of the winning labels from WineMaker’s 19th annual label contest.


2019 Backyard Vine Directory

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…


2018 WineMaker Magazine International Amateur Wine Competition Recap

An overview of this year’s competition, which included 2,299 entries from winemakers in six countries, 48 American states, and 5 Canadian provinces.


Top 100 Wine Kits for 2017

Here are the top 100 wine kits from the 2017 WineMaker Magazine International Amateur Wine Competition.


Making Wine From Grapes

Grape Wine Ah yes . . . grapes! Now that we’ve covered the science behind the winemaking process, you are ready to gather some grapes and start making wine from scratch. From


Wine Science 101

A Brief Glossary of Some Key Terms Brix: A scale of measuring sugar concentration in grapes, juice, must and wine. Instruments such as refractometers and hydrometers are used to measure degrees Brix


Kit Wine Section

Kit Wine by Jeff ChorniakA typical wine kit contains only a few ingredients: A bag of preserved grape concentrate, yeast and the additives you need to make wine. Not all kits include


Introduction to Winemaking

Welcome winemakers! Although you’ve entered a part of the website labeled our “Beginner’s Guide,” we purposely designed it to incorporate the essential skills and knowledge that successful winemakers of all levels must


Top 100 Wine Kits of 2016

Here’s the top 100 wine kits from the 2016 WineMaker Magazine International Amateur Wine Competition


Your First Wine from a Kit

A few months ago, I decided to open a bottle from my collection of homemade wines. I selected an Austrian red and pulled the cork. The wine was healthy, almost vibrant. It


2012 WineMaker Competition Winners

4,318 entries 803 wine flights 1,511 total judging hours 50 American states 8 Canadian provinces 7 Countries From April 20 to 22, 2012, a total of 4,318 different wines were judged at


Top 100 Wine Kits 2012

Over 50 experienced judges evaluated a total of 2,552 wine kit entries as part of the 2012 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition. This large collection of kit entries was sent into the


2013 WineMaker International Wine Competition Results

4,564 entries 923 wine flights 2,282 total judging hours 50 American states 8 Canadian provinces 9 Countries From April 19 to 21, 2013, a record total of 4,564 different wines were judged


Top 100 Wine Kits 2013

Over 50 experienced judges evaluated a total of 2,725 wine kit entries as part of the 2013 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition. This large collection of kit entries was sent into the


Cool Climate Winemaking Tips from Ontario

There is no better way to get to know a wine region than paying a visit and chatting up the winery management and their staff. It is then that you can learn


Momentum

Hope, strength and faith are the story behind Bob and Sonya Evanosky’s Momentum wine label.


Top 100 Wine Kits 2014

This past April 2014, over 50 experienced judges evaluated a total of 1,460 wine kit entries as part of the 2014 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition. This large collection of kit entries


2016 Label Contest Winners

Here’s the winners of the 2016 WineMaker label contest.


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