Senior chemistry student, whilst I know the main reason, I would like to know more of the chemistry behind it.
I have made bottles of red wine from grape juice kits before with great results. However, I am pretty lazy and if it's possible to avoid cleaning/sterilising/filling/corking 30 bottles on brew day ...
I made 10 litres of red wine ( pasteurized grape juice from the supermarket ), added 2kg sugar, used yeast bought from my local homebrew shop. Fermentation started after a day, and for the first two ...
I made some blackberry wine last year. I tasted sone last night and there is a very slight fizz to it, is it at all possible to get rid of this fizz, if so how? I'm clearly a total novice, and any ...
I'm looking for red wine kits that will mature quickly (6-18 months, as opposed to 2-5 years). I like big, complex reds, but I'd like some wine to drink while I'm waiting for them to mature. I prefer ...
It seems that all red wines are stored in green or occasionally other dark coloured bottles and white wines in clear or light coloured bottles. Why is this?