Thursday, January 23, 2014

Fight those winter blues by learning how to make your own wine!

Do you fancy yourself a DYI master? Take your love of home made goods to the next level and learn how to make your own fermented beverages! John Kriz will be teaching a workshop at the Winter Conference on March 1st all about home fermentation! 

Learn the basics of making wine, mead and hard cider -- including the use of fruit other than grapes. Topics include: preparing and crushing fruit, 'recipes', equipment and bottling. The emphasis is on practical knowledge. No experience needed!
John Kriz

John Kriz has been a hobbyist beekeeper and winemaker for many years, learning through trial and error (and error) how to make wine, with a focus on wine from fruit other than grapes. He is also a Board member of the Connecticut Farmland Trust.

The 32nd Annual Winter Conference is being held on March 1st at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT. For more information, and up to date list of workshops, and online registration click here! Discounted early bird registration rates end Feb. 8th and registration closes Feb. 24th, so PRE-Register today! 


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