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When is the Best Time to Bottle Wine? (Smart Winemaking)

Deciding when to bottle your wine can be tricky. There is no one size fits all timeline, but there are some factors that should be taken into consideration. No matter what the wine type, it should appear crystal clear by the time of bottling. The wine should also be “stable” so that no unexpected processes occur inside the bottle.

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How to Bottle Wine (Midwest Supplies)

So you are ready to bottle your wine? Great. Bottling wine is very easy to do, but there are a few things to know to make sure your wine will last for a long time. Sanitation always comes first! Second, here’s a list of everything you’ll need to bottle your wine:


Corks and Closures (WineMaker)

Every bottle of wine needs some form of closure to keep oxygen out and your wine sealed inside. What you select to seal your bottles up with should be highly dependent upon your ultimate winemaking goals. But a few generalities should be followed:

Wine Bottle Types

Wine Bottle Shapes (The Carey Company)

With 1 billion gallons of wine consumed by U.S. wine drinkers in 2020 alone, the wine production industry is poised for exponential growth. Browse the shelves in any wine shop and you’re likely to see many different varieties of wines available. You’ll also notice the wide array of wine bottle shapes, colors, and sizes available. But what are these different bottle shapes and why are there so many variations?

Getting Closure: Corkers and Cork Sizing (WineMaker)

Properly sealing up your wine is the last great task at hand before laying down bottles. Making informed decisions on what size and type of cork suits your needs best and using the right tool can make a world of difference in its age-ability. In the April-May 2020 issue of “Beginner’s Block,” we covered the various closure options that are available to most winemakers and special considerations for each.

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Bottling Wine at Home 1-oh-1 (SHredWorld)

Seven-minute video demonstrating an easy method of bottling and labeling wine at home. Quick, low-cost method explained. Review of equipment, techniques, and sterilization included.

Designing a wine label

Tips on Designing Your Own Custom Wine Labels (Wine Folly)

Creating a custom wine label is a clever way to personalize the gift of wine. However, how do you get started creating a label and what should you consider? How does one come up with a great wine label concept or how does one go about making wine labels?

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