Barrel Tasting of 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Kathy and I went to Tin Lizzie Wineworks to taste our 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon. It has been in the Taransaud barrel for ten months and we wanted to check on how the wine is at this point. The first note was its color. The wine was a very dark ruby to black color. The opaque […]

Vessels for Winemaking

Bottom of qvevri used at Castle Hill Cider in Keswick, Virginia

Take a tour of most wineries in the United States and you will notice most have stainless steel tanks and oak barrels. Some will ferment in these as well as age wine in these vessels. Plastic bins are also popular for fermenting small […]