Tagged: Wine

2008 Zinfandel

2008 Zinfandel

October 2008 – I purchased this kit ‘cuz I wanted a Zinfandel … and for no other reason. That is definitely a sufficient reason for making wine. Ingredients Kit Vino del Vida Red Zinfandel...

2008 Blueberry / Pinot Noir

2008 Blueberry / Pinot Noir

May 2008 – I had great luck with the Black Cherry / Pinot Noir a few years ago and bought this kit on impulse when stopped by American Brewmaster to get corn sugar for...

2007 Sherry / Port

2007 Sherry

June 2007 – I purchased a “Sherry” kit, expecting it to be a dry sherry, as the vendor’s catalog lists both a dry and cream sherry. To my chagrin, when I opened the package...

2007 Sherry / Port

2007 Port

June 2007 – I’ve thought numerous times of creating my own port, feeding a red wine sugar to kick the alcohol up as high as I could, then sweetening and augmenting with brandy. Never...

2006 Chenin Blanc

2006 Chenin Blanc

November 2006 – Instead of starting the Fume Blanc and seeing how it went, I said “the heck with it!” and bought this one as well, starting them at the same time. Of course,...

2006 Fume Blanc (Sauvignon Blanc)

November 2006 – American Brewmaster discounted some of last year’s kits 15% — So I had to buy one! If this one is ok I’m going to go back Thursday — if either of...

2006 Nebbiolo D’Alba

October 2006 – This one has very specific instructions for how to make the wine clear properly. I will need to read the instructions through again before each step. I did the colored background...

2006 Pinot Noir

2006 Pinot Noir

October 2006 – My experiences with kits indicates that I should follow the instructions. So I actually read the instructions through before starting, and plan to stick with them. Apparently I purchased my drill-mounted...

2003 Peach / Chardonnay

2003 Peach / Chardonnay

October 2018 – This was my second fun wine kit. As with the Black Cherry/Pinot Noir (BC/PN), it was a bit sweet. Ingredients Kit Wine-Kitz Peach Chardonnay Kit Yeast Lalvin EC-1118 Sulfite Yes Sorbate...

2003 Black Cherry / Pinot Noir

2003 Black Cherry / Pinot Noir

June 2003 I’m about ready to bottle the kit I started last fall. I tried it last week and was quite pleased. So I logged onto Wine-Kitz and ordered two of their “fun” wines....