This page is meant to give a behind the scenes look at winemaking. Drew talks through all different facets of grape growing and winemaking. Drew is Moonbase Cellars' Owner & Winemaker and also a Certified Sommelier, Certified Wine Educator, & Certified Specialist of Wine.
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Why Do Grapes Taste Different Than Wine?
Drew has the science and the perfect way to explain it to you. Cheers!
How many clusters in a bottle? How many bottles in a barrel? How many vines for a barrel? Drew covers it all!
Barrels & Oak 101
Why Oak and why do we use barrels at all? Drew gives an in depth look at barrel usage and barrel making.
Components Of Wines
We all know wine is made from grapes, but what is wine actually made up of? You may be surprised.
Red vs White Making
It's not a debate on which is better, Drew simply breaks down the difference between the two. Enjoy!
Walla Walla AVA
Drew gives a break down of the 7 main areas in the Walla Walla AVA and why wine grapes grow so well here.
The Rocks AVA
Want to learn about one of the most distinct AVA's in America? Drew dives deep into "The Rocks".
Grape Varieties 101
Drew gives a high level overview of what makes grape varieties different in the vineyard and in the cellar.
How do grapes with sugar turn into wine with alcohol? Drew breaks it all down in this video.
What is the "Cap" in red wine making and how is it "Managed", don't worry, Drew has you covered.
Making Rose 101
Roses have been around for a long time, but they're very popular recently. Drew simply explains how they're made. Enjoy!
All About Acid
Acid makes up a big part of wine and winemaking decisions. Drew breaks it all down here.
EXTREME Heat & Vines
We had some EXTREME heat in June 2021. What does this do to the vines, fruit, and this vintage? Drew breaks it all down.
Screwcap Vs. Cork
Drew breaks down screwcaps and corks, along with the perception, costs, & O.T.R.