Monthly Archive: June 2020

Winemaking 101 – Episode 7 – When Things Go  Wrong

Winemaking 101 – Episode 7 – When Things Go Wrong

Things sometimes go wrong in wine making, meaning the final product is not what was intended. Typical problems result from an undesired yeast or bacteria growing in the wine, or oxidation from too much...

Limecello, June 2020

Limecello, June 2020

I was going to buy lemons at Costco today, but they were out. Instead I purchased a 5 lb bag of limes. I bought them for juice, but decided to zest them first and...

Fall 2020 Wine Making Plans

Fall 2020 Wine Making Plans

I made 3 different wines from fresh grapes last year (2019) — Malbec, Merlot, and Zinfandel. I purchased five 36 lb lugs of each, a total of 15 lugs (540 lbs of grapes). If...