Specific purpose: To inform my audience on how to make wine at home.
A. Attention Material: “Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance." - Benjamin Franklin
B. Credibility material: I have been brewing beer & making wine for 4 years now with just over about 846 gallons under my belt.
C. Preview: I will explain the basics which include the equipment needed, the process of making the wine the basics of the fermentation process.
II. Decisions, Decisions
* Wine from the kit…
designed to drink sooner (some less than 30 days, from start to finish)
a. Convenient, everything is premeasured and equipped with specific instructions
- nearly Idiot-proof
b. Wine from scratch…
-. Complete creative control (more of an art than a process)
- More enjoyable
- You choose your supplies/chemicals: fruit, specific yeast etc.
III. Equipment Needed…
- good for fermentation as well as aging
-used to determine the alcohol level and specific gravity of the wine
- wine has to be a certain temperature to ferment (not too cold)
d. Fermentation lock (air lock)
- allows fermentation gases to escape, while keeping air out
e. Siphon tubing
- long plastic tube instrumental in the racking process
f. Wine thief or unused turkey baster
- used for testing the wine throughout the entire process
h. Long plastic spoon
IV. 2 necessary skills in order to make a good wine.
a. Reading a Hydrometer
- A hydrometer is used to help you control how much alcohol by volume (ABV) you want the finished wine to be and to help keep track of the status of your wine. This will help determined how much water and sugar you will need to raise or lower the specific Gravity (SG) of your wine, with is the measuring the how dense the sugars are making the must.
b. Read a Thermometer.
- The temperature of you... [continues]
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