Details About Winemaking Lesson 5 - Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Sulfiting


About Scheduling a Private Instruction

This is Lesson 5 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. 

Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Sulfiting

Approximate lesson time: 40-60 minutes

This Lesson 5 Plan Includes:

  • General discussion of turning a dirty agricultural product into a sterile, uncontaminated wine
  • Cleaning and sanitizing basics, including how to properly clean raw wood items
  • Sulfite Overview
  • Demonstration: Mixing a sulfite solution
  • Determining usage rate
  • SO2 Chemistry
  • SO2 Management Best Practices
  • Testing for Free SO2
  • Tasting for Fress SO2