There are a lot of ways to become a home winemaker. Many of us were brewers first. I don’t think there is a wrong way to get started.
In different areas of my life, I have always been a "try everything" kind of guy. I want to see what is on the other side of the hill or taste the new item on the menu. Maybe more to the point, I believe that solving problems is as easy as trying the right solutions and they aren't always the first you find.
I have made wine (red, white, rose' and ora
Be careful what you wish for. You hear it all the time. In my case, it was winning a winemaking contest that fostered in me the delusion that I was actually good at a hobby that has consumed the last 15 years. And with the hobby come dozens of choices. Let’s look at a couple:
Natural wine? Wild fermentation? These may not be what you think. There is a certain romance in letting the Universe choose the yeast that will convert the sugar in your grape juice or grapes into alcohol. I coul