Winemaking Process

What is My role in Making Wine?

Choose a style of wine you like. Unsure? We can assist you with finding a wine that is suited to your taste.
Mix the ingredients and sprinkle the yeast.
Make an appointment to bottle your wine.
Bottle your wine and dress it up with our labels and shrinks.
Let your wine age but of course you have to give it a try every once in awhile to see how it is doing.
Uncork a bottle, put up your feet, and enjoy.

Wine Storage Tips

Here are some wine storage tips to ensure top quality wine:

Do:
Store your wine upright for the first 3 to 5 days.
After that, store your wine on its side or if using our new synthetic corks the wine can remain upright
Your wine should be stored where the temperature is CONSISTENT… Bright light, movement, and temperature fluctuations can negatively affect the quality of your wine.

Do Not:
Do not constantly turn your wine. Red wines will sometimes dust (leave residue on the inside of the bottle). This is normal. Simply decant your wine.
Do not store your wine directly on a cement floor. Put a thick piece of wood under your wine storage boxes.
Do not store your wine on heated floors.

Food and Wine Pairing

What you are looking for is harmony and balance in your pairing. Wine on its own tastes different than when it is paired with food. If it is complementary, wine can impart its flavours to a dish, thereby giving the food an added layer, or food can lend its flavours to the wine. If they clash, or if one overpowers the other, the experience will under whelm and disappoint and can sometimes lead to flavours that are not present in either, like an unpleasant metallic taste which can result from high tannin content and oily fish. With the right pairing, wine and food can combine to give your palate great pleasure!