Wine Procedures

Bulk aging before bottling?
If you choose to age your wine in the carboy beyond the recommended bottling times, you will need to protect the wine during this stage. Be sure to keep...
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 7:18 PM
How to Adjust Specific Gravity
  Specific Gravity Adjustments To increase the specific gravity of juice: Add table sugar...
Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 12:37 PM
Adjusting Acidity Levels in Wine
Once testing is complete, you will know what your acid levels are. Compare this value with the suggested Acid level. Ranges in the chart shown above. ...
Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 12:40 PM
Basic Winemaking from Grapes or Fresh Fruit
  Basic Winemaking from Grapes or Fresh Fruit - Prepare and clean all equipment, inspect for cracks or dama...
Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 1:29 PM
What is “topping off”?
  What is “topping off”? Once wine has been racked to secondary, it should be topped off. This means the wine should be within 1-2 inches of the sto...
Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 1:36 PM
Back Sweeten Wine The Easy Way
Back Sweeten Wine What is does it mean to back sweeten wine and why would anyone want to do it? When we back sweeten wine, we are taking a wine that is d...
Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 2:59 AM