Details About Winemaking Lesson 11 - Tannins and Barrel Alternatives


About Scheduling a Private Instruction

This is Lesson 11 of our home winemaking lesson plan. Our private instruction lesson plans are instruction only.  They do not include beverage/food production on site or any beverage/food handling. 

Tannins and Barrel Alternatives

This Lesson 11 Plan Includes:

  • Perform tasting with student – adding Tannin Riche and Stellar Tan to un-oaked wine
  • The complex world of anthocyanin-tannin complexes and different tannin chain arrangements
  • Tannin/Oak Products
    • Oak Formats - Chips, Cubes, Sticks, Staves, Powers, liquids
    • Oak Flavors – American vs French, toast levels
    • Practical Usage advice – timing, amounts in different wine types
    • Sacrificial Tannins
    • Reducing Tannins through finings