Winery – time to bottle the vintage

March 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Winery – time to bottle the vintage

Bottling took us 4 days this year with 5 people per shift.  If you remember from the last blog the wine had been pad filtered and racked to a clean tank after cold stabilization.   With caps, [...]

Winery – 13 skids of bottles arrive – yeah!

January 31st, 2015|Comments Off on Winery – 13 skids of bottles arrive – yeah!

Our 13 skids of bottles arrived this week. It was a busy day as we had to rent a small truck to unload the big truck as the big one can't get down our driveway.  [...]

Winery: checking residual sugar levels

January 19th, 2015|Comments Off on Winery: checking residual sugar levels

After checking alcohol levels of the wine (which we need to put on our labels) it is time to check other parameters again like the pH, TA (total acidity), and residual sugar.  We have a very simple [...]