Could Something Be Wrong?

Whether the wine is in barrels at a winery or carboys at home, there isn’t as much activity to do with the wine during the winter and spring months. Occasionally I’ll glance at the carboys and then go on with what I was doing. Yesterday, after a seven-day visit to Virginia wineries, I glanced at […]

While the Wine Ages

Most wineries in the Northern Hemisphere have wine aging in tanks and barrels. Many home winemakers have wine aging in carboys and occasionally tanks or barrels. So what is there to do for winemakers and cellar masters during these cold winter days? Hibernation come to mind, however there are always winery tasks to attend. Generally […]