Winemaker's Academy Podcast
By Matt Williams
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This show is dedicated to helping wine makers make a better bottle of wine. In each episode Matt Williams answers wine making questions submitted to Winemaker's Academy.
||CleanQuestions on Wine Fermentation & More – WMA039||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||9/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFirst Time Winemaker – Part III||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||9/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFirst Time Winemaker – Part II||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||8/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking Wine from Kits, Juice Pails, and Grapes||How to Make Wine at Home||8/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFirst Time Winemaker – Part I||This is the first in a three part interview series with Winemaker’s Academy member Chris, a first time winemaker. Together she and I walk through the first steps of the kit winemaking process. We discuss what needs to be done, what to watch out for,||7/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Tale of 3 Pinot Noirs – WMA034||How to make a better bottle of wine.||6/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThirty-Eight Wine Kits and Counting – WMA033||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||6/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBulk Aging, Corks, and Specific Gravity – WMA032||How to make a better bottle of wine.||6/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Synthetic Corks Are Worth Using||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||5/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInert Gases, Racking, and Preserving Fruit Wine Flavor||How to make a better bottle of wine.||5/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing Inert Gases in Winemaking – WMA029||How to make a better bottle of wine.||5/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStopping a Wine Fermentation – WMA028||Stopping a Wine Fermentation Is it possible to stop a fermentation by adding sorbate or sulfites or both? This is a common question I get from wine makers. While it is possible to do it can be tough. Even commercial wineries sometimes struggle to stop ...||2/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBasic Wine Chemistry – WMA027||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||1/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEvaluating Your Own Wines – WMA026||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||1/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Winemaker Paul Bonacquisti – WMA025||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||12/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Sparkling Wine is Made – WMA024||How Sparkling Wine is Made Sparkling wines are an amazing product of fermentation. They must be made with utmost care not only for the sake of the wine but also for the well being of the wine maker. Taking a still wine in the bottle and then adding sug...||11/20/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTasting Wine with the Wine Curmudgeon – WMA023||How to make a better bottle of wine.||11/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Sulfites Necessary in Wine? – WMA022||Are sulfites really necessary to make wine? The debate over whether or not we really need sulfites has been heated in the last few years. There is a growing population of winemakers that believe you just don’t need them and shouldn’t use them.||10/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWine Grape Chemistry – WMA021||How to make a better bottle of wine.||10/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow and When to Use Sulfites – WMA020||How to make a better bottle of wine.||9/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy, How, and When to Degas Wine – WMA019||How to make a better bottle of wine.||8/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProtecting Your Wine with Airlocks – WMA018||How to make a better bottle of wine.||8/14/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWine Making Wisdom from the Community – WMA017||How to make a better bottle of wine.||7/31/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStabilizing Wine for Back Sweetening – WMA016||How To Make A Better Bottle of Wine||7/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanResources for Becoming a Professional Winemaker||How to make a better bottle of wine.||7/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWine Making Chemistry with Bookcliff Vineyards – WMA015||How To Make A Better Bottle of Wine||7/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Winemaker Jason Phelps – WMA014||How To Make A Better Bottle of Wine||6/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWinemaking Corkers – WMA013||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||6/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Bottle Your Wine – WMA012||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||5/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Wine Clarifiers Work – WMA011||How to make a better bottle of wine.||5/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRacking Your Wine – WMA010||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||4/25/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Control Your Wine Fermentation Temperature – WMA009||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||4/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScaling Up Your Wine Making Production – WMA008||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||3/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCleaning and Sanitizing Wine Making Equipment – WMA007||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||3/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAll About Potassium Metabisulfite – WMA006||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||2/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSelecting a Wine Making Yeast – WMA005||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||2/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Specifics of Specific Gravity – WMA004||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||1/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Yeast Life Cycle – WMA003||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||1/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSimplified Wine Making Process – WMA002||In this week's show: taking a simplified look at the wine making process, and five listener questions answered.||12/31/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre White or Red Wines Easier to Make? – WMA001||How to Make a Better Bottle of Wine||12/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
Great for the amateur wine maker.
Succinct, poignant advice for wine making enthusiasts. There's a lot of data about wine making on the internet but Matt Williams does a fantastic job of bringing it all together in a way that's entertaining and makes good sense. Highly recommended!
This podcast really has helped me make a better bottle of wine!
I listened to the entire series in a week and I am glad I did. Lots of useful information. Grat job Matt!
A first class seat to the art and science of winemaking
Matt captures the true essence of winemaking at every scale from the first time kit, to first home recipe, all the way through starting your own Winery. A podcast that truly embraces as said,"How to make a better bottle of wine regardless on where you are in your winemaking journey." Matt Williams aka "The Alton Brown of Winemaking" combines the sometimes tediousness of winemaking and the fun science to keep the listener in enthralled and wanting another crisp glass of Winemaker's Academy.