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Pear Wine
Last spring I tied five wine bottles in the pear tree, putting a small bran= ch with a pear bud on the end inside the bottle. One of the five survived a= nd grew. I filled the bottle with some of my 2...
7 years ago
Alcohol Content
Does home made wine generally have more or less alcohol that the store bought stuff?
7 years ago 6
AZ Wine Makers group order from Brehm
We've managed to pull together an initial order for quality grapes and must from Brehm Vineyards. Anyone in Arizona wanting to get in on this order is welcome to do so. I'm the point of contact for th...
7 years ago
Lemon Wine?
I have a lemon tree full of lemons. I wonder what lemon wine would taste like?
7 years ago 8
Lodi grapes when?
Does anyone have information on this year's harvest? Is it late as expected earlier? Thanks. -gA
7 years ago 2
Yeast strins with killer effect
Hello Sombody can give me information about comercial yeast strains with killer effect. Thank you so much.
7 years ago 1
AZ Wine Makers Meeting on Aug 27
Arizona Wine Makers will be meeting in Mesa, Arizona this Saturday (August 27) at 2:30PM. All members are encouraged to attend. If you're in Arizona and you're not a member, why not join? If you are a...
7 years ago 3
Irrigation during drought
I keep wondering if this site is going to continue with all of its spam content now,but hope this still works. I have a small vineyard (30 vines) in Herefordshire (SW England) situated on a south faci...
7 years ago 1
Fermenting seems stalled
I am making a 5 gallon batch of Rhubarb-Raspberry wine. My initial SG was 1.10 after removing pulp bag and topping off. After fermentation for 4 days the SG was down to 1.04 and I racked into a carboy...
7 years ago 9
Wine Labels info
Just wondering about wine labels... How do you label yourhomemade wine? I have gotten labels from and have been very happy with them. I have used Avery disign pro software to ma...
7 years ago 1
Finally getting last year's wine bottled
I'm really late this year in getting my wine bottled. I just did 36 bottles of blackberry wine two weeks ago, and another 40 bottles of cherry wine this past weekend. I've still got 5 gal of peach w...
7 years ago 2
Plum wine query
Hi there! We have a surfeit of plums this year - and very nice they are too! - but rather than letting them go to waste, I was wondering how easy it'd be to make plum wine? I've found a few recipes ...
7 years ago 4
Ripening Foch
I noticed this morning that my Marechal Foch grapes were turning purple already. This seems very early, being late July, but it has been horribly hot here in Baltimore for the last couple of weeks. Ha...
7 years ago 1
Pinot Noir tips and help?
I have made a few wine kit before but am still pretty new. My wife purchased a William?s California pinot noir wine concentrate for me as a gift thinking it was a kit. I was kinda excited because ...
8 years ago 1
Executive summary: Tried a bottle of the Shiraz I made in January... it seemed just a tad fizzy. What did I do wrong? Detail: I started it on January 29, racked it February 3, racked again Februa...
8 years ago 10