Noontime Labels at the Home Winemaking Conference, Part 2

The last we spoke, Mrs. Noontime and I were at the 2013 Home Winemaking Conference, put on by WineMaker Magazine in Monterey, CA. The second day of the conference was just as jam-packed as the first.

We got to spend a lot of time with friends, old and new, in the exhibit area. Thanks to all who stopped by the Noontime Labels booth! We enjoyed talking with everyone!

Home Winemaking Conference - Noontime Labels Custom Wine Labels

Thanks to Brad Ring for the photo!

At lunch, we got to listen to a panel of columnists from WineMaker Magazine fielding questions from the audience.home winemaking conference
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Noontime Labels at the Home Winemaking Conference

Sorry to interrupt your regularly scheduled blog post this week, but we’ve been busy at the home winemaking conference put on by WineMaker Magazine in Monterey, CA, May 17 and 18, 2013.wine labels at home winemaker conferenceYesterday was an amazing day. We attended classes on a variety of home winemaking topics. Some of the courses offered were: Wine Kit Blending, Reducing Sulfites, 5 Keys to Great Fermentation, Minimalist Winemaking, and Fixing and Preventing Common Winemaking Problems.

At lunch, we were treated to a keynote address from the Wine Wizard herself, Alison Crowe. She shared winemaking wiz-dom and encouraged us to make wine we enjoy.Wine Wizard Allison Crowe home winemaker conference

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A Guide to Drinking Wine when Flying (Passengers Only!)

Have you ever wondered if drinking wine when flying is worth it? After all, how good can airplane wine actually be?

Noontime Labels is once again proud to sponsor the annual WineMaker Magazine Conference, held this year in Monterey, CA. The conference starts May 17, and I have a lot to get ready in the next week and a half.

drinking wine when flyingOne of the fun things I get to do is to select some of my own homemade wines to share at the Wine Share and Tasting Party. And I’ve been wondering how my wines will hold up on the flight from Florida to California.
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Zaza the Grape Grower and Home Winemaking

You never know where home winemaking is going to pop up…

We loan money through Kiva.org. If you haven’t heard of it before, Kiva.org is a nonprofit that helps people overcome poverty by loaning money. Loans are made in increments of $25, and they help people build businesses, provide education for their children, and create better homes for their families.

Since Kiva.org provides loans and not charity, empowering recipients to lift themselves out of poverty. And the lender is eventually repaid, so they can re-lend the money, helping another person. It’s a wonderful cycle of a small investment with the potential to make a big difference in the world.
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