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ana paulina Jul 24, 2007 01:44 PM

I would like to learn how to make wine but I don't know where to start. Please help!

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  1. pashibaboy Jul 25, 2007 10:15 AM

    Try this place http://www.eckraus.com/ , they sell kits for beginners. Also locally
    Scotzin Bros Wine
    65 N 5th St
    Lemoyne, PA 17043

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    1. re: pashibaboy
      pashibaboy Jul 25, 2007 10:28 AM

      You might also be interested in this (I've been intersted in this also, since I have 2 family members who make it, but live a good distance away)

      http://www.adamscountywinery.com

      Home Wine Making Classes

      Great News for All Wine Enthusiasts! You can make your own wine quickly and easily in your own home and John, our vintner, will show you how to do it!

      On Saturday, September 15 at 10 AM, Join John at the farm winery in Orrtanna for step-by-step instructions on how to make wine all by yourself. John will start right from the beginning of your wine making experience (like figuring out how to get the box open) and end with the final step of bottling your wine. You’ll receive tricks of the trade and tips on how to get the best product from a box. It’ll be even better than that box wine you purchase at the Wine & Spirits store (if you live in PA). The cost is $25 per person with a special rebate after completing the class.

      Reservations are required, so call today to save your seats. 717.334.4631 or e-mail us at vintner@adamscountywinery.com.

      Check out our wine making supplies to see the varieties of wine you could have in just a few weeks. Adams County Winery has everything you need to get started today!

      A favorite every year -- Wine Appreciation Classes!

      The Winemaker from Adams County Winery takes an informative but humorous approach to this subject. John will teach you about wine history, vineyard activities, the wine-making process, wine attributes and then (everybody's favorite), tasting. Admission includes a tour of the operations area (for the farm winery), followed by food (as available - a light meal at the farm winery and a light lunch at our downtown Gettysburg location) and wine.

      Check Back for Future Wine Appreciation Class Dates!

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        ana paulina Jul 25, 2007 11:50 AM

        Thank you! This is exactly what I was looking for. I've heard of Scotzin brothers before but everytime I call I get the answer machine. I live an hour from Adams county so I think I'll be able to attend the winemaking class.

        Thank you!

        P.S. Mangia Qui is also one of my favorite restaurants.

        1. re: ana paulina
          pashibaboy Jul 26, 2007 09:06 AM

          I'll see you there !! Scotzin brothers are not much help, they just want to sell. Don't they realize that they could make more business if they taught classes.
          BTW, How did your Tapas turn out ?

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