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Top 100 Wine Kits of 2016

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

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Your First Wine from a Kit

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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

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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

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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

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2013 WineMaker International Wine Competition Results

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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

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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

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Cool Climate Winemaking Tips from Ontario

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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

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Momentum

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

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Bottling Your First Batch

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An introduction into bottling your first batch of wine.


Top 100 Wine Kits 2014

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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

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2016 Label Contest Winners

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


2017 Wine Label Contest Winners

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Here are the winners from the 2017 Label Contest.


Make Your Own Wine Vinegar

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Winemakers spend a lot of time and effort preventing acetic acid from ruining good wine. But to make wine vinegar, Acetobacter is actually your friend. Find out how to make some wine vinegar at home.


Fruit Wines from Puree

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Can’t get your hands on the type of fresh fruit you seek for your next batch of wine? Consider making fruit wine from puree. There are many options available and the process is simple.

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2018 Label Contest Winners

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Sure, what’s inside the bottle may be the most important part of winemaking, but the presentation of your homemade wines tells others that your wine is important to you, that you’ve spent


2017 WineMaker Competition Results

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WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition Results: Download Full Results With 2,497 entries, the event is once again the largest wine competition of its kind in the world! Wines were judged on April


2016 WineMaker Competition Results

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WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition Results: Download Full Results With 2,981 entries, the event is once again the largest wine competition of its kind in the world! Wines were judged on April


2015 WineMaker Competition Results

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WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition Results: Download Full Results With 2,825 entries, the event is once again the largest wine competition of its kind in the world! Wines were judged on April


“I Make Wine Because . . .”

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Take part in any home winemaking gathering and you will find that winemakers have a lot to say. When it comes to one subject, however, we all agree on one thing —

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Can you tell me if typical wines in the store contain gluten

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Wine and gluten allergy Can you tell me if typical wines in the store contain gluten or if certain yeasts contain gluten? Gluten is a protein in wheat, barley, rye and oats.

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Will freezing affect the juice I get in a 5-gallon (19-L) kit?

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Freezing kit juice Will freezing affect the juice I get in a 5-gallon (19-L) kit? I am concerned about the variations that occur in home winemaking. My 6-gallon (23-L) primary fermenter works

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Where can I find good quality bottles?

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Bottle quest I have a few batches of wine under my belt. I have been plagued with either cheap, flat bottom bottles or stuck collecting and cleaning out empties. Where do wineries

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2007 Label Contest Winners

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It may be plonk, but – our grand prize winner shows – that doesn’t mean the label can’t be cool. See all the winners of WineMaker’s annual label contest.


How do I know if I’ve blended correctly?

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The Zin of Blending We just blended a 55 gal. 1997 oak barrel with a blend of 60% Zinfindel and 40% Merlot. Whatever comes out, we’re going to drink it! But could

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Fruit and Grape Blends: Tips from the Pros

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Ken Korando came to winemaking by way of entrepreneurship. Educated as an electronics engineer, he and a colleague patented technology used to decline balance debit cards – the sort of technology that

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