The short answer to this question is that you can certainly ferment beer and wine in the same room without a huge risk of contamination. In my mind this is no different
Grains, water, yeast . . . and koji? Learn the secrets of making sake (Japanese rice wine) and get your moto rising.
Basic Winemaking Equipment Here’s everything you need to make your first one-gallon batch of wine from fresh grapes. You can find this equipment at any well-stocked homebrewing or home winemaking supply store.
Ask ten different people for a definition of “wine” and you’ll get just as many different answers. A stockbroker in New York will have visions of fine Bordeaux Grand Crus, a surfer
Oil and water just don’t mix. It’s a phrase used to describe incompatibility. There are winemaking equivalents of this. Many physical, chemical, and biological properties don’t interact well. This can wreak havoc
Most wine, under the right conditions, naturally goes through the chain of reactions called malolactic fermentation. Today, many home and commercial winemakers employ malolactic fermentation, though they also can prevent it if
Here’s just something magical about yeast. I remember, as a child, how my mother would make bread and I would watch with fascination as she assembled all the ingredients on our kitchen
The great thing about August is that you’re counting down the weeks until grapes are ripe and you can start on a new year’s installment of home winemaking. The downside to this
Summer is approaching, and if you haven’t already, it’s probably time to start thinking about what to do with all that wine you made last harvest season (well, besides drink it). The
The ancient Greeks used to mix their wine with herbs, spices, and pine-tree resin. In medieval England it was considered an honor to be given both the wine and the water pitchers
You’ve probably heard it bandied around in boardrooms, seen it in the pages of pretentious periodicals, and even read about it on your favorite winemaking Web site. No, it’s not just another