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The Future of Winemaking: Not All Wine is Made From Grapes

You probably know most wines are in fact, from grapes made. Technically, the definition of wine is “a drink made from fermented fruits”, so in reality, grapes are not paramount to make one. With summer here and many fruit harvests to come, some people may be wondering if they can make homemade wine from their bounty of local orchards or gardens. The reality is that you can! But before trying to make wine from fruit, it’s important to understand why...

4 Reasons Fruit Wines Are Growing in Popularity

Fruit wines are slowly but surely growing in popularity at a rapid pace. Some people still believe that fruit wine is not really wine, although technically, of course, it is. Although the term “wine” is conventionally used to refer to the fermented beverage made of grapes, the process of making fruit wine—allowing yeast to feed on the sugars in fruit and become alcohol—is the same. Depending on the fruit used, fruit wine can produce red wines and white wines, and...