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Cloud Mountain Farm Center

address  6906 Goodwin Rd.
 Everson, WA  98247
phone (360) 966-5859

Wine Making from NW Washington Grapes: Three Part Series

Wine Making from NW Washington Grapes: Three Part Series

This class is open to anyone wanting to learn the basic craft of small scale wine making. This is a lecture/demonstration/hands-on class where you will have the opportunity to participate in the making of wine. Part 1: Before Harvest (September 8th, 9 am-12 pm): Field evaluation of grapes; what do we mean by ripeness? We'll discuss pest and disease management and growing healthy grapes. We'll look at equipment and instruments for determination of ripeness and for grape processing. We'll also include an overview of transformation of grape constituents into wine and basic wine chemistry. Part 2: Harvest, Crush, Fermentation (September 22nd, 9 am-12 pm): We will harvest and crush grapes and review the fermentation process. Part 3: Post Fermentation Activities (October 20th, 9 am-12 pm): Topics will include malolactic fermentation, discuss barrel aging or using carboys, wine clarification, S02 management, and bottling.
Event Info: (360) 966-5859
Ages: 21 or over
Price: Registration required, must be 21 or over to participate, class limited to 12 people. $100 each for all 3 parts
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