Want to brew you own indigenous home-made wine? Wow..!! Sounds great, but then what is stopping you? Are you lacking in sufficient knowledge of equipment? Confused regarding what to procure as absolutely essential and what to dispose as a luxury? Baffled by the vast array of equipment options and variety that are available for sale online or at your nearest store? Well, not to worry because we are here to tell you all there is to be learned about home brewed wine making equipment.
As a first time learner and beginner you can start with this book and procuring the most basic equipment first and thereafter as your need and skills evolve and you require more sophisticated and expensive equipment, you can start bringing in more wine making supplies. For, now let us go through the most basic and essential equipment first. The most important of all supplies for you is the primary or basic fermenter, where the core part of the process will take place, the size you would want will depend upon how much wine you wish to make in a single go. We suggest a fermenter of capacity ranging between 24-28 liters. Along with this, also required is another fermenter called the secondary fermenter in the capacity range of 20-24 liters.
During the process, it is essential to make sure the gases are escaped out without letting the outside air in, tight fitting air locks, corks and rubber bungs are required. Also required would be a sanitizer which will allow you to clean and sanitize all vessels and thus remove any dirt or other chemical which may act as a taste spoiler for your wine. You may also buy a plastic spoon with a long handle with features that will allow you to stir your wine when required and at the same time allow the excess gas to escape out of the vessel. Once, this equipment is handy, your wine making is just a few steps away. So, get set go for your wine making today by bringing home this set of supplies and wine making equipment. Be sure to check out our other article on all you need to make your wine.