The rewards and frustrations of home winemaking

Daily archive: 03 11 2007

Bottling Bourgeron Rouge and the Role of O2

In making this wine, I became obsessed with keeping oxygen out of the wine.  Watching my hubby make beer, he would often purge the carboys with CO2 or nitrogen gas before racking into them to reduce oxygen exposure;  I rationalized that this should also be good practice for winemaking.  However, after I started incorporating this […]