Winemaking Online Class, Lesson Five at WSU

Barreling, clarification, blending and bottling were the topics explored in this lesson. It began with a discussion of barrels and differences between French, American and Hungarian barrels. The instructor talked about the characters that barrel aging could add to wine as well as the degree of toast and a barrel’s lifespan.

Clarification […]

Winemaking Online Class, Lesson One from WSU

Since I knew that I was going to craft a barrel of wine during the fall of 2009, I decided to take an online class on winemaking. There are several online classes on winemaking and viticulture offered by Washington State University Extension. The class, Introduction to Winemaking, consists of seven lessons accompanied by […]