Archive for the ‘Winemaking’ Category
If you're looking to start making your own wine, here's the minimum list of equipment you will need.
OK, it really isn't that mysterious and it's not a secret. Still some home winemakers don't know what it is.
Making your own wine is one way to outdo Martha Stewart.
Mead is an ancient beverage, and might be the oldest alcoholic beverage. In fact, some refer to the elixir as the oldest alcoholic beverage which no one has heard of.
You've heard kit wines make great wines. You may also have heard grape wines are better. Who do you believe?
Late last summer while making a wine kit, I made a horrible mistake. I added the potassium sorbate to my wine kit instead of yeast. What happened next shocked many, including myself!
When you hand someone a bottle of homemade wine or beer for the very first time, the response is usually poorly hidden skepticism. Throw a nice looking label on the bottle, and suddenly there is earnest interest in trying your creation. It is a weird phenomenon, but it just works that way. The problem is how do you create nice looking labels?
Rescuing a wine kit from stupidity
Here's a fun recipe for hard apple cider! Try this for your fall beverages instead of beer.