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Hedgerow Wines: How to Choose Fruits Other Than Grapes

Whether you’re a wine-making novice starting your journey with fruit wine or a seasoned maker wanting to branch out into new flavours, working with different fruits is a delicate but incredibly satisfying (and delicious!) process. The key challenge is to

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Great Gifts for the Wine Maker in Your Family

Whether it’s their birthday or an anniversary, the wine-maker in your family will always welcome gifts that will help them with their hobby. It’s a nice touch to show you pay attention to what they’re interested in; it’s also a

The Beginners Guide to Wine Making

Post updated on 10th December, 2016 So you want to make your own wine? Whether you’re a hardcore oenophile who wants to start creating your own brand of wine or you’re just trying to save pennies on the bottles you

A Guide to Oaking Your Wine

Certain wines can certainly benefit from the addition of oak chips. Just a few of these wines include Chardonays, Cabernets, Pinot Noir, Chianti, Merlots, Sauvignon Blanc, Burgundy, Pinot Blanc and Fume Blanc. Oaking provides a way to develop a wine

10 Wine Making Books for Beginners

If you’re just getting into wine making, where do you start? Perhaps you’d like to find some simple wine making recipes to try, or better yet, you’re looking to learn some more practical techniques. Either way, reading wine making books can inspire

The Best Wine Making Starter Kits

Wine Starter Kits For Beginners Save a trip to the wine bar and make your own tipple. If you’ve never made your own wine at home from a kit then you’re in for a treat. It’s not only fun, but can