3 tips to prepare for grape harvest
In just a few short weeks, we’ll prepare our fermenters, sharpen our picking shears and check our shopping list to ensure a smooth pick in the wonderful growing region east of San Francisco. Here are a few tips on how we prepare for harvest season.
Bubbly personality: Tips and tricks to making sparkling wine
It’s not easy to make a sparkling wine as it takes many steps beyond still wine. Because of the extra steps, there are more ways that a sparkler can go wrong. However, the end result is worth it as the bubbles will awe your friends.
Buying your first wine barrel: 4 things you need to know
After making wine for 7 years using carboys, and always aiming for a little bit richer, a little more complicated red, we knew we had to up our game. Could we use a barrel in our wine making?
Celebrating love this Valentine’s Day
Just not in the way you think! <3 <3 <3 Our Valentine video
11 things I wish I knew as a beginning winemaker
If I was starting my first wine kit today, I would give my first time winemaking self this advice.
Losing the Guardrails: Beyond the Home Wine Making Kit
Home wine making kits don’t have to be predictable. Small changes or major ones, just a little tweaking can make all the difference!
Try Something New with Wine Making Kits: Basic Techniques
Simple changes in your wine making kits can make a big difference to taste, mouth feel and aroma of the finished wine.
Take Wine Making Kits Further: Intermediate Techniques
For those who love an adventure, a kit wine is just a tool. It’s the winemaker who crafts how to make wine.
Stretching the Wine Making Kit: Advanced Techniques
If you’ve made every kit available, but you’re not yet ready for your own fruit, there are many new wine making techniques you can try.
Home made wine: A beginner’s confusion
If you’ve ever been awed by the mystery of turning “water into wine”, there are simple steps to make your own wine!