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Wineworks Premium Cabernet Sauvignon Red Wine Kit

Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world's most widely recognized red wine grape varieties.

This kit is ideal for those new to wine making, or just anyone who wants to make a great tasting wine with the minimum fuss and minimum time.

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SKU: wwrdwp01



Product Description


This kit is ideal for those new to wine making, or just anyone who wants to make a great tasting wine with the minimum fuss and minimum time.

It has taken us years to source the best products for our Premium Wine Kit, and this is evident in the fantastic quality wine you will produce using this kit. There is only water to add, and you'll have a great tasting wine, ready to drink within 7 days.

The packaging for our Premium kits is made from recycled board and printed using environmentally friendly inks. Size and cost is kept to a minimum to benefit both you and the environment.

  • 30 Bottle Kit.
  • 5 litres of grape juice/sugars - yields 23 litres of wine.
  • Ready to bottle in 7-10 days.


  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Body: Medium
  • Oak Intensity: None

NOTE: Equipment for fermentation/brewing and storage/dispensing is not included and should be bought separately.

Additional Information

Wine Kit Brand Wineworks Premium
Wine Kit Type Red Wine Kits
Wine Kit Size 30 Bottle
Ready In 7-10 Days


29 bottles of decent wine Review by jerry greenwich
I bought this kit for my first attempt at wine making and overall I can give very positive feedback, with a couple of provisos - see below

I bought this kit along with a 'luxury starter pack" from lovebrewing. the kit comes in a very good package. everything is nice and clean, properly packed. It is well worth watching the videos from the website. and there are quite a few entertaining videos of general wine making from kit on youtube.

The first step is to get everything sanitised. This is a trick you learn after a while. The sanitising agent is not in the wine kit, but it comes with the starter pack. Sanitising is a bit boring at first. But after a few sessions it becomes second nature and you wind up quite liking the feeling of having everything so clean.

Starting the primary fermentation is dead easy. Pour the juice. Add the water. measure the temperature (I didn't have any problem there). Measure the original gravity: this is my first proviso. The reading was something like 1080, which I only learned later means the end wine is probably in the region of 10 degrees. Has I known that, I would have added sugar to get to 12 or 13 degree potential alcohol. So this is my first proviso: consider adding sugar if you want something stronger than a light wine.

After a week, first 'racking' (syphoning) and degassing. This worked OK but it was a lot of work. I got a wine whip (degassing rod) from LB and spent a good 20 minutes degassing. And still in the end product there is still a bit of gas. I'll check what I can achieve with the next batch. But frankly I'm think of using a vacuum pump of something like that. There has to be a better way.

After 10 more days, final step: bottling (and drinking). I transferred the batch to a new carboy again. Then I set about to bottle. Gathering 30 bottles and removing the labels was fun. I tried various solutions for removing the bottles, but in the end the easiest solution is a large kitchen knife maintained v sharp using a whetstone. I tried soaking and various other suggestions, but this is easiest. with most modern labels, the glue is so strong you can never completely get it off, but that's OK. It gives a rugged look to the bottles. Sanitising the bottles was done by soaking the bottles in sanitiser twice. I did not have a bottler stick but it's still possible and OK with the syphon tube and the clip. For sanitising and bottling I use a 84L and a 35L plastic boxes from B&Q. They are large enough to put the easy-siphon etc.

I used the Ferrari corker and the premium corks. After adjusting the screw until the depth is correct, it was easy. Interestingly, screw cap bottles seem to work fine with the corking machine.

So I produced almost 29 bottles. One was a bit short but it got drunk pretty much then and then, which tells you all you need to know. we drink something like 4 bottles a week, so that's 7 weeks of supply.

With hindsight, I would say:
- if you try cabernet sauvignon, don't get the "premium" range, get the "superior". The names are confusing. Cabernet sauvignon is a fairly tart grape and it benefits from a bit of oak, which is only in superior. I bought the premium by accident whilst selecting the pack and I regret it.
- for red wines in kits, I would probably avoid 'tart' wines such as cabernet sauvignon or malbec. Go for round flavours.
- check the alcohol potential and get ready to boost it to 12 or 13. there are tables on the internet.

Having said all that, this is one of the most fun thing I have done in a while. I have already started a Mezza Luna white batch. And as soon as my bucket is free, I will do the Mezza Luna red. Then I will leave it for a few months. Making wine is like having a pet, but only for 4 weeks and you can drink it at the end.

(Posted on 17/10/2017)

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