Monthly Archive: November 2021

2021 Finer Wine Kits – Rapid Ferments 0

2021 Finer Wine Kits – Rapid Ferments

November 2021 The rapid ferments of the Finer Wines Kits (FWK) I’ve recently started surprised me. Prior to this, I’ve had 2 batches out of well over 100 ferment in 4 days. Some took...

2021 Finer Wine Kits – Super Tuscan in Detail 0

2021 Finer Wine Kits – Super Tuscan in Detail

Last updated 11/28/2021 I had not planned to write another “in Detail” blog, but the crazy rapid fermentation of the Rhone Blend has pushed me to try a few things to slow down the...

2021 Super Tuscan 0

2021 Super Tuscan

November 2021 – Eric & I intended to make an Italian blend using 4 lugs of Sangiovese and 1 lug each of different Italian varietals that are not normally blended. It was intended to be...

2021 Rhone Blend 0

2021 Rhone Blend

November 2021 – Eric & I are plowing ahead with our plans to make a Rhone-style wine this fall. While we had intended to do it with fresh grapes, that didn’t work out. So...

2021 Finer Wine Kits – Rhone Blend in Detail 0

2021 Finer Wine Kits – Rhone Blend in Detail

Last updated 11/22/2021 This blog is similar to the Barbera in Detail and Chardonnay in Detail blogs, but has key differences that make it worthwhile for me to record it: kits are the new...

2021 Finer Wine Kits – Chardonnay in Detail 1

2021 Finer Wine Kits – Chardonnay in Detail

Last updated 01/10/2022 This blog is a step-by-step description of making a Finer Wine Kits (FWK) Chardonnay according to their directions. Like my Barbera in Detail post, this is a how-to combined with a...

2021 Chardonnay 1

2021 Chardonnay

November 2021 – The screwy 2021 grape season and Patrick’s wedding messed up my grape plans — delivery was on his wedding day, and I was fairly certain he’d not be pleased if Eric...

Wine 2021 – Update #03 0

Wine 2021 – Update #03

04 November 2021 Our wine kits are scheduled to ship Monday, so if all goes well they’ll arrive by the end of the week. At that point Eric and I will have a busy...