Some Thoughts about the WSU Class

I have been very interested in taking courses about wine. The online winemaking class through Washington State University was in a stand and deliver format. The instructor used slides to present the material. The audio included much more information than printed on the slides. If one downloads the pdf of the slide, they […]

Blueberry Blast

With nighttime temperatures in the teens and daytime temperatures struggling to reach thirty, I thought it might take awhile for the blueberries we crushed last week to ferment. Not so. The must went from 16 brix to zero in two days. Dave added more sugar and raised the brix level to eight. When […]

New Year’s Resolutions

2009 was a year of learning about winemaking. Washington State University offers online courses in winemaking and I took the beginning course. Although I began the course in the spring, I quickly put it off to the fall when the winemaking processes the instructor talked about could be seen in practice at Vint […]