Basics

The Flavors Of Wine

Although the four main flavors – sweet, salty, sour, and bitter are all your tongue is really capable of […]

Guide

Guide to Oaking your Wine

Certain wines can certainly benefit from the addition of oak chips. Just a few of these wines include Chardonays, […]

The Homemaker's Inner Circle

Tasting

Wine Tasting For Beginners

Attending wine tasting events can be a great experience and a lot of fun, although a lot of people […]

The Art Of Wine Tasting

Even though many just assume that wine tasting is sipping, swishing, and swallowing – many are amazed to find […]

Storage

Wine Making Tips

Tips For Selling Wine

In the world of wine, the Internet has drastically changed the business and landscape for a lot of industries and manufacturers. Retails and wineries alike are using the Internet to sell their unique wine to the public, reaching more people than they ever could before. For the public, the Internet provides a lot of options for buying or even selling wine. The key to selling wine is knowing the conditions of the bottle, such as how it was stored, how old it is, and the price you […]

Tips for Making Wine with Fruits other than Grapes

Most people commonly associate wines with grapes; however, it is entirely possible to make wines from fruits other than grapes. The production of wine using fruits other than grapes has become quite commonplace as the hobby of home winemaking has become more pronounced in just the last few years. The process of making wines from various types of fruit is no more complicated than making wine from grapes. The only difference between making wine using grapes and other fruits is the fact that you may need to […]

Tips for Making Wine with Concentrates

One of the decisions you will need to make before you start your next batch of wine is whether you are going to use fruit or concentrates. Concentrates are often preferred by many beginners because they provide a rather easy way to produce very good wines quite consistently. This can be important if you are concerned about starting your first batch of wine and whether or not you will get good results. You will notice when you purchase concentrates that easy to follow directions and recipes are […]

How to Start your Own Wine Journal

Many years ago homemakers made a practice of keeping kitchen journals. A lot of information went into those journals, including successfully adapted recipes and the likes and dislikes of guests who were frequently invited to dinner. These kitchen journals made the process of running a kitchen far more efficient. If you are going to make wine at home, it is a good idea to consider keeping your own wine journal or notebook. One of the keys of producing good wine is being consistent. A wine journal will […]

How to Get Started Making Wine at Home

If you have given some thought to the idea of making wine at home but just haven’t quite gotten around to it yet, there is no reason to delay any longer. Thousands of people around the world happily enjoy the benefits and rewards of making their own wine. While certain equipment is required, you do not need to make a prohibitive investment or even have a large space in order to enjoy a hobby that can be quite rewarding. In reality, making wine at home is much […]