Grapes and Fresh Juice from Wineries

Fruits and Other Sources for Wine

Finger Lakes Grape Program

Winemaking Help

The New York State Home Wine Committee (a sub committee of Rochester Area Home Winemakers club) has several helpful information sheets (PDFs) to aid in your own winemaking activities.

General Winemaking

Chemistry of Winemaking

Potential alcohol and residual sugar:

Wine acids:


Corks and Bottling

Other Winemaking Equipment

Tools, Tables and Guides


Winemaking Terms Defined (Glossary)

In the vineyard:

In the cellar:

In the tasting room:


FRENCH terms - Wine and Winemaking: