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Category: Home Winemaking/Growing

Home Winemaking: Taking Your Batch to the Next Level

Grapes are the lone fruit capable of reaching perfection in the eyes of a winemaker. Twenty-two to 28 degrees Brix, 5 to 11 grams per liter...

HOME WINEMAKING: Scaling Up

Whether you’re making a few gallons of wine for your own consumption or thousands of gallons to sell to the public, the fundamentals...

ASPIRING WINEMAKER: Gabrielle Colette: Tattooed Gypsy Blossoming into Rooted Winemaker

By Nathan Brugnone The power is out at Page Springs Cellars, and the tasting room is brimming with 20-somethings and folks stooped-over,...

Home Winemaking: Fermentation Temperature – Theory, Practice and Divination

After speaking with numerous amateur and professional winemakers, combing through mountains of graduate biochemistry thesis papers and...

Going Pro – The Story of RanchoMaria Vineyards

By Greg Gonnerman Whether you’re a casual wine drinker or a hobbyist winemaker, you’ve probably toyed with the idea of starting your...

HOME WINEMAKING: Mead

by Greg Gonnerman Some believe that mead is the oldest type of fermented beverage on Earth, yet many today have never heard of it. Mead is...

Hobbyist Profile – Greg Gonnerman: Grapes & Guns

“Arizona winemakers are atypical; they’re characters.” – Greg Gonnerman I hopped into my silver Hyundai, queued The Who’s...

Brett Cook Featured Hobbyist

FEATURED HOME WINEMAKER: Brett Cook

Wine Nerd Extraordinaire & Pioneer Spirit Article & Photos by Nathan Brugnone Hailing from one of the hottest areas in the U.S.,...

HOME WINEMAKING: Blending Wine

By Greg Gonnerman, AZWineMakers.com When done right, blending two or more wines can produce a finished wine that’s better than the sum...

HOME WINEMAKING: Cellaring Wine

By Greg Gonnerman, AZWinemakers.com In the U.S., the average time between the purchase and consumption of wine is only about four hours....