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Carboys - Everyone Needs A Couple

Date: Wed, Apr 1, 2009 Winery Blogs Wine Business

A carboy is the container used most during wine making. They come in various sizes, but are most common in 3 gallon, 5 gallon and 6 gallon. Carboys have a narrow neck with a small opening at the top for a stopper and an airlock. Carboys are primarily made of glass or PET plastic, commonly [...]

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Air Locks - What are they and why use them?

Date: Tue, Mar 31, 2009 Winery Blogs Wine Business

We have already discussed primary fermentation containers. Today, let’s talk about air locks. An airlock is a device used to prevent outside materials from entering into your wine, yet lets the carbon dioxide gas created during fermentation to escape. This is important to prevent a build-up of carbon dioxide in the fermentation container which can [...]

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Primary Fermentation Containers

Date: Mon, Mar 30, 2009 Winery Blogs Wine Business

We are starting our series on wine making equipment with the Primary Fermentation container since this is where the wine making process begins. Whether you are working from grapes, or juice, or some other fruit you will need a container in which it can begin to ferment. Generally speaking, these containers tend to be made [...]

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How to Get Started Making Your Own Wine

Date: Sun, Mar 29, 2009 Winery Blogs Wine Business

It is often the first thing people ask, “I always wanted to make my own wine, but I didn’t know how. What do I need to get started?” There is so much information out there that it can be overwhelming to the beginning and sometimes walking into your local wine equipment supply store can be [...]

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What Went Wrong - Top 10 Wine Making Mistakes #10

Date: Sat, Mar 28, 2009 Winery Blogs Wine Business

So have been following our list of wine making mistakes? We have discussed inadequate equipment, cleaning & sanitizing, failure to follow instructions, bad water, poor yeast handling, poor temperature control, adding sulfite or sorbate at the wrong time, leaving out the sulfite, and not stirring your wine. We will end this series of blog articles [...]

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What Went Wrong - Top 10 Wine Making Mistakes #9

Date: Fri, Mar 27, 2009 Winery Blogs Wine Business

We have discussed inadequate equipment, cleaning & sanitizing, failure to follow instructions, bad water, poor yeast handling, poor temperature control, adding sulfite or sorbate at the wrong time, and leaving out the Sulfite. The next topic that requires our attention is Not Stirring your wine. On day one, the kit needs to be stirred very vigorously. [...]

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What Went Wrong - Top 10 Wine Making Mistakes #8

Date: Thu, Mar 26, 2009 Winery Blogs Wine Business

So what can possibly be left you ask? We have discussed inadequate equipment, cleaning & sanitizing, failure to follow instructions, bad water, poor yeast handling, poor temperature control, and adding sulfite or sorbate at the wrong time. Our next wine making mistake is actually one that often done as a conscious decision based upon a [...]

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