What does Winemaking have to do with Wealthy Affiliate?
You are probably wondering about the title. Well bear with me and I think things will be clear by the end of this article.
I am an amateur winemaker. I have been making red wine for over 20 years, generally producing about 100 liters of finished wine each year. This wine is made from scratch. I learned the process first from a good friend of mine of Italian heritage supplemented by my own research.
The process begins early in September when bulk grapes shipped from California to Montreal are available. I go down to the seller and load up my Mazda 5 with 14 cases of grapes. That’s just over 500 pounds worth. I am usually making a 60 percent merlot and 40 percent cabernet sauvignon blend. (more…)