An Impressive Wine Kit

At the urging of another wine writer, I decided to once again give a kit wine a try. My first kit wine attempt was a Cabernet Sauvignon. Since then I’ve come to discover, that for me a red wine needs to be made with grapes and kit red wines or juice don’t measure up to […]

Kit Wine, One More Try

After making wine from juice and grapes both at home and at wineries, making another wine from a kit seems like a step backward. On the negative side, I don’t like the “kit wine taste” that I often pick up. So I decided to only look at higher quality kits. Since I only want to […]

What, No Wine Aging?

After bottling our 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon earlier this month, my youngest son Kevin, asked what other wines did we have in the making. When I told him none he was reflective and said that this was the first time since 2008 that we didn’t have something aging. Well, we couldn’t let that last for long.