How to Make (Pretty Decent!) Wine at Home (Wine Enthusiast)

Wine bottles illustrated

It’s no more complicated to make wine than sourdough bread, but it requires more time and a few special tools. You’ll also get to put your creative juices to use and gain a better appreciation for professional winemakers.

The instructions below will make five gallons (or 25 750-ml bottles) of traditional grape wine, which should work for any beginner. You’ll need approximately $400 for grapes and basic supplies found on many websites or at local brewing and winemaking stores. Excellent online supplies include MoreWine!Midwestern Supplies, and NapaFermentation, that offer starter kits at reasonable prices.

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