Tagged: Carmine

1997 Carmine Batch #2, 2nd Run

1997 Carmine Batch #2, 2nd Run

December 2007 – This is the 2nd run wine I did from the pulp of the Carmine Batch #2. This year I did two batches of carmine, with different yeasts. Ingredients Fruit pulp from...

1997 Carmine Batch #1, 2nd Run

1997 Carmine Batch #1, 2nd Run

December 2007 – I decided that I’d try a second run from the Carmine skins from the original batches, keeping them segregated as Batch #1 and #2 had different yeasts. Given the amount of...

1997 Carmine Batch #2

1997 Carmine Batch #2

December 2007 – This year I went bonkers making wine, trying a bit of everything. I purchased 274 lbs of Carmine from a small vineyard west of Winston-Salem, and made it into 2 batches...

1997 Carmine Batch #1

1997 Carmine Batch #1

December 2007 – This year I went bonkers making wine, trying a bit of everything. I purchased 274 lbs of Carmine from a small vineyard west of Winston-Salem, and made it into 2 batches...

1989 Red Blend

1989 Red Blend

September 2007 – This was the year of the blends. I did a red and a white blend, neither of which turned out quite as I expected. But I was learning … Ingredients Fruit...

1988 Carmine

1988 Carmine

June 2021 – Dave Bagley, owner and winemaker of Poplar Ridge winery, introduced me to Carmine. It was the principle grape in Dave’s Big Red (I think that’s what he called it), and even...