Halloween is next week, can you believe it? It’s time to get ready for the ghosts and goblins and plan your costume. As you get ready to dress up on Halloween, don’t forget to dress up your wines with custom labels also!
Halloween custom wine labels on your bottles will be the hit of any Halloween bash. And your favorite adult “trick-or-treaters” will love getting bottles of your homemade wine as gifts.
Hints for Spooktacular Halloween Custom Wine Labels
There are many different wine label sizes available to winemakers. When making DIY wine labels, you may think that designing your label first and then putting them on your bottles makes sense. But remember this: Size matters! Well, wine label size, that is.
Wine Bottle Parts
Wine bottles can have vastly different body sizes. The body is the flat part between the heel and the shoulder where you adhere the label. Unless you have a label shape that is specifically designed to work on a curved surface, the flat wall of the body is the only place your label should go.
Best Wine Label Sizes
What’s the best wine label size for your bottle? The one that Continue reading
We’ve been catching up on winemaking and wine industry news lately, and here are a few of the more interesting stories we found this week. We’ve provided a synopsis below, and you can click the links to read the rest of the news stories. Hope you enjoy them!
All 50 states in the US have wineries, and every winemaker is trying to make the best wine possible. The fourth Annual Alabama Commercial Wine competition will be handing out awards to the best submissions from twenty-six Alabama Wineries and Breweries.
We were happy sponsors of the WineMaker Magazine Home Winemaking Conference again this year. The 2018 conference was held May 17 to 20 in San Diego, CA. As you may remember, we now live on the West Coast. San Diego is practically our back yard, and we spend a lot of time in the area and have met a lot of home winemakers. It was especially enjoyable not to have to travel far.
There were hundreds of winemakers there this year from all over North America. There were even winemakers from the Philippines who made the trek to California! We all were there with a primary purpose in mind: to learn to make better wine. Continue reading
Homewinemakers, it’s a good time to order custom wine labels for your naked bottles. Now through Monday, May 7, 2018, save 10% off of any of our personalized labels ordered online.
Click here to visit our Label Gallery to order today!
Custom Wine Labels on Sale
Choose from a wide variety of designs and easily personalized templates. Get the look of a completely unique wine bottle without paying high prices for custom design work! You can indulge your artistic side with a selection of vibrant, colorful labels. Whether you’re looking for fun, serious, bold, classic, or something unique, we have a label for you. Continue reading
One of the most common questions I get is about how to design professional looking wine labels. It doesn’t matter whether you are a home winemaker or a commercial winery — you want your label to look good and to enhance your bottle. And I believe all wine deserves a high quality label!
So, to help with that, I’m sharing some tips on how to design a label fit for your finest bottle of wine. That way you can have professional looking wine labels on your bottles, without spending a fortune.
This post will focus on how to use color like a pro in your wine label designs.
Now, you may not think your choice of color is as important as, say, the images you use in your design, or even the text on your label. But your choice of colors can send a message – subtle, or not-so-subtle – about your wine’s taste and characteristics. Using color in your wine label is a simple way to make your wine stand out … and can even help others enjoy your wine more. Continue reading
We always enjoy our trips to the WineMaker Magazine Conference. This year, with the home winemaking conference in Santa Rosa, CA, we were excited to have a chance to explore more of California’s wine country. It was our first trip to the area. (Can you believe it?) We took a few extra days and spent some time in Napa, Suisun Valley, Lodi, and Sonoma. Of course, it wasn’t long enough to fully enjoy the area, but we did our best!
Wine Tasting in California
1992 & 2012 Cabs at Clos Duval Winery
As hobby winemakers, our main goal is making wines we love to drink. But we also just entered some of our homemade wine in competition at the WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition.
Why would we want to go to the time and expense of entering a wine competition? There are a few reasons to consider it: Continue reading