My First Wine!

This is my first attempt at making wine from grapes, rather than using a kit with juice. I hope I will have better results.

Day 1. Hung out with Brad Sherman of Gecko winery where I have been volunteering and got a bucket full of Sangiovese grapes.

Day 2: Added SO2 around 1pm.

Day 3. Added yeast nutrients and Red Star yeast-Pasteur Red apx. 1230p.m. Don’t have brix reading yet, I will have to take some berries to class tonight and use a refractometer. Staring to smell good! Tomorrow will have to get some wood chips and more carboys!

Will probably get some Cabernet Sauvignon this Saturday! I am thinking super Tuscan!

Stay tuned!

Dexter inspects the grapes!


About vineyardgurl

Bitchin' vineyardgurl, winemaker and all around enophile!

Posted on October 21, 2010, in My First Wine series, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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