Category: Finished Wines

Record of a wine that has been finished and bottled.

2019 Vieux Chateau du Roi

2019 Vieux Chateau du Roi

May 2019 – I stopped in American Brewmaster yesterday to purchase oak cubes, as I decided to add a bit more oak to the merlot I started last week. An R J Spagnols kit...

2019 Merlot #2

2019 Merlot #2

May 2019 – My niece asked me to make her a Merlot kit — we decided on a R J Spagnols kit (see 2019 Merlot #1) that was on clearance. At the same time,...

2019 Merlot #1

2019 Merlot #1

May 2019 – My niece asked me to make her a merlot kit. American Brewmaster had an R J Spagnols kit on clearance, $58 instead of $80. She decided she liked the price so...

2019 Symphony Gewurztraminer

2019 Symphony Gewurztraminer

April 2019 – Last November I ordered two of the Winexpert 2018 Limited Edition kits, Corazon and Symphony-Gewurztraminer. They arrived a couple of weeks ago. The Symphony-Gewurztraminer is a blend … when I ordered...

2019 Chilean Corazon

2019 Chilean Corazon

April 2019 – Last November I ordered two of the Winexpert 2018 Limited Edition kits, Corazon and Symphony-Gewurztraminer. They arrived a couple of weeks ago. The Corazon is a Chilean red blend that sounded...

2018 Coffee Port

2018 Coffee Port

November 2018 – Back in July I pre-ordered this coffee dessert wine from American Brewmaster. The kit arrived in late September, but my 3.5 gallon carboys were both full … so I had to...

2018 Verdicchio

2018 Verdicchio

October 2018 – American Brewmaster has some kits on sale. They’re old – the R J Spagnols Grand Cru Verdicchio I purchased is dated February 2017, so it’s a year and a half old....

2018 Vieux Chateau du Roi

2018 Vieux Chateau du Roi

October 2018 – This is a medium body red blend. Winexpert does three levels of this French blend — this is the Selection kit, which is their high end. I’ve done this one in...

2018 Luna Bianca (Chardonnay)

2018 Luna Bianca (Chardonnay)

September 2018 – Luna Bianca is a chardonnay blend that is supposedly Winexpert’s boldest white. I made this a few years back and really enjoyed it. I was quite pleased to find that American...

2018 Metheglin (Mead)

2018 Metheglin (Mead)

September 2018 – For non-mead makers, metheglin is mead (honey wine) flavored with spices. I haven’t made this since 1998 … but have no good reason for not doing it. I loved the last...