Creating A Catalyst

An Intentional Wine for Peace + Hope

An Intentional Wine for Peace + Hope

Whilst harvesting elderflowers in the weekend Mother Elder must've whispered to me because I suddenly had this idea of making an intentional wine as a prayer to help heal the...

An Intentional Wine for Peace + Hope

Whilst harvesting elderflowers in the weekend Mother Elder must've whispered to me because I suddenly had this idea of making an intentional wine as a prayer to help heal the...

Recipe: Spiced Pear Wine

Recipe: Spiced Pear Wine

Spiced Pear Wine, DIY.. Hopefully in time for my Northern Hemisphere fruit winemaking friends and for my Southern Hemisphere fruit winemaking friends to look forward to! This is not a...

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Recipe: Spiced Pear Wine

Spiced Pear Wine, DIY.. Hopefully in time for my Northern Hemisphere fruit winemaking friends and for my Southern Hemisphere fruit winemaking friends to look forward to! This is not a...

1 comment
Wine on a road. How to get on the road in becoming a legit winemaker

It's a Slide Show to Go From Being a Side Show

If you're looking at going from home wine/mead/cider maker to professional, here's a wee slideshow I made for the Fruit Wine and Cider Makers Association (FWCMA), because this all the information I...

It's a Slide Show to Go From Being a Side Show

If you're looking at going from home wine/mead/cider maker to professional, here's a wee slideshow I made for the Fruit Wine and Cider Makers Association (FWCMA), because this all the information I...

Excise Tax Malarkey

Excise Tax Malarkey

So what exactly is excise tax? In a very crude nutshell, it's a tax put on alcohol producers that the government wants us to then put onto our customers so...

Excise Tax Malarkey

So what exactly is excise tax? In a very crude nutshell, it's a tax put on alcohol producers that the government wants us to then put onto our customers so...

Fortify Yourself!

Fortify Yourself!

In a nutshell, fortified wines are wines that have had brandy or another distilled spirit added to them; either during fermentation, therefore ceasing the fermentation whilst there's still sugar remaining...

Fortify Yourself!

In a nutshell, fortified wines are wines that have had brandy or another distilled spirit added to them; either during fermentation, therefore ceasing the fermentation whilst there's still sugar remaining...

The Journey, Complete!

The Journey, Complete!

This newsletter is a little out of schedule but for very good reason and I’m so excited!   My off-license came through in record time (three weeks not the usual...

The Journey, Complete!

This newsletter is a little out of schedule but for very good reason and I’m so excited!   My off-license came through in record time (three weeks not the usual...