It’s pretty common (and easy) for rookie wine makers to be confused when they’re starting out. They need to understand how to make their new equipment work, as well as figure out those “easy” recipes that may turn out to be not-so-easy after all. It helps to have the best wine making supplies from West Sacramento dealers like The Brewmeister for assistance, but to avoid wasting your efforts here are some of the most common mistakes rookie wine makers commit, and a few pointers on how to avoid them.
Failing To Keep Everything Clean – Dirt is the home wine maker’s number one enemy. Being an organic process, wine making is extremely delicate—if wrong organisms find their way into the mixture, they can easily render all your efforts worthless. Dirty instruments, as well as an unkempt bottling process, can provide a way for bacteria to invade the wine mixture and adversely affect flavor or freshness.