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Wine 101- an Intro to Home Winemaking

In late October 2010 I realized I needed a hobby that would interest me and that I would enjoy.  I have always been interested in wine (mostly drinking) and so thought that I might like to try wine making.

Looking up information on the internet is a fairly easy task, but finding worthwhile information takes time and effort.  My spare time for over a week was spent looking for information.  While there is a lot of data available, finding useful information is harder.

A good place for general information are the Wine Making Talk discussion forum, there I found links to many interesting and useful references and other tools.

This section is about my search and how to teach yourself how to make wine.

Getting started (I) - Basic equipment

More to come!





MIke Albrecht, P.E.

Or my excursion into winemaking

My first effort at making my own wine was in the late 1960’s (I was a teenager about 17 years old) in Florida trying to make orange wine.  Not knowing anything about, it was less than successful (miserable failure is a good description).   Fast forward 40 years, and here I go again, but this time I spent more time and effort learning what to do.  Where possible I will place worthwhile references under the links heading.

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