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2021 Finer Wine Kits – Barbera in detail 4

2021 Finer Wine Kits – Barbera in detail

Last updated 08/30/2021 This blog is a step-by-step description of making a Finer Wine Kits (FWK) according to their directions. This is a how-to combined with a critique of both the kit and the...

2021 Barbera 1

2021 Barbera

 August 2021 – I purchased a Finer Wine Kits (FWK) wine kit from Label Peelers to get a permanent 10% discount on the FWK, choosing a Barbera as I have nothing like it in the cellar....

2020 Cabernet Sauvignon

2020 Cabernet Sauvignon

 September 2020 – A family member asked me to make wine for an event in the Fall 2021 … so I’m making this one and a Chardonnay. Note: This is the first time I’m...

2020 Chardonnay

2020 Chardonnay

 September 2020 – A family member asked me to make wine for an event in the Fall 2021 … so I’m making this one and a Cabernet Sauvignon. Note: This is the first time...

2020 Pinot Noir

2020 Pinot Noir

April 2020 – My niece asked me to make her — yet — another wine. She expressed an interest in Pinot Noir, and last time I was in American  Brewmaster, they had one on...

2019 Malbec/Merlot/Zinfandel, 2nd Run

2019 Malbec/Merlot/Zinfandel, 2nd Run

October 2019 – I purchased 180 lbs each of Malbec, Merlot, and Zinfandel. Before the grapes arrived I decided I would do a second run from the pomace of each. The original intention was...

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...