If you have ever received a bottle of Private Label wine, you may feel that is was specially made just for you. If it was “you” making the wine how much better you would feel, how proud and self-fulfilled, that you could give your Private Label wine as wonderful gift. Wine making methods are not complicated today with so much out there at your disposal.
Private Label wine is growing in popularity like never before with a wide variety of methods and equipment. Before you start, browse the internet for information on supplies you may need, home wine-making supply shops in your area. There is basicequipment that can be purchased on line, or if less expensive is the way you want to go, start with a kit and add the extra pieces as you get your off the ground. Extra pieces can always be purchased later.
Make sure your kit includes oak chips and elderberries, if not they can be purchased separately. Some kits include a blend of grape concentrate, grape juice, sugar and yeast along with a stabilizer and clarifying agent. Other kits include a hydrometer, sample jar and wine corker. Your Private labeled wine is well on its way!
When you have your equipment ready you should have an idea of the variety of wine you wish to make. When you choose your grapes, it will depend on what grapes you can grow or the purchase availability to make your Private Label wine. Maybe a crisp Chardonnay or fruity Cabernet Sauvignon, there is such a wide variety at your disposal.
Any grapes you purchase should be free of insects and clean, noting any that may be rotten or discolored. Make sure all stems are off so your wine will not have a bitter taste. There are so many ways and simple step by step instructions to help you become your own vintner and have your very own Private Label wine. I am sure there is one out there with your name on it!!