It almost goes without saying that the taste of your wine is determined by the quality of your grapes. Therefore grape planting and growing is one of the most vital steps in the wine making process. You have surely heard it said that location is everything in the sales of real estate. Well the same can be said for grape planting. The photosynthesis process needed by the grapes will be aided by good access to sunlight. This is the process that causes sugar to fill the grapes, which will turn to alcohol after the fermantation process. The type of soil is ...
How to Grow Grapes
Growing grapes and making wine has been a large part of history almost as long as man has been making it. It is certainly not centralized in any one region. It has been a worldwide tradition. And even today the growing of grapes and making wine is just as rewarding and more than worth the effort required.
How to Prune Grape Vines
Growing grapes to make wine has been around for a long time both as a hobby and a big business. And even though it is very fun and rewarding, there is some work and dedication involved in maintaining grape vines. Learning how to prune the grape vines is not hard, but very important. And like most plants grapes will need weeding, pest control, and pruning in order to insure the best harvest.It can be three years before your first harvest and you must still prune and care for the vines in the pre-grape producing stages of growth. In basic terms ...
Growing Grape Vines: Pest Control and Grape Diseases
If you are growing grape vines you will have some enemies. These include insects, birds, deer and grape diseases. All of these could stand in the way of that perfect harvest that you are dreaming about!
Make Your Own Red Wine
Taste in wine is obviously a personal thing. My favorite is red. There are more than one type of red available, but most are made using the same methods. Red wine is made from black grapes and it's color comes from the skins of the grapes.
Wine Tasting Guide For Beginners
Attending wine festivals and tastings can be a lot of fun and give you a chance to try many different types of wine. However some people will not go as they fear that they will not know what to do. You should know that there are no great secrets to wine tasting. Hopefully this wine tasting guide will get you over your fear and on the way to a lot of enjoyment.