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VinoBase is a software for hobby winegrowers who wish to
manage/document their different preparations, recipes, yeast, etc.
Currently built-in features:
- Adding of recipes, yeasts and preparations
- Creating a progress for your preparations
(you can add different "actions", e.g. measurements, addition of
- Configuring progress action types
- Adding of evaluations to your preparations
- Adding of labels to your preparations
- Export to pdf and txt file
- A calculator which helps you assembling your preparation
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
(-> View License)
The Main Window
On the left side you can select your preparations, recipes and yeasts.
The preparation panel shows some general information about the
preparations on the first tab. The further tabs show the selected
recipe and yeast for this preparation, as well as optionally the
current progress, an evaluation and the label. The "Finalize
preparation" button finalizes your preparation, that means you are
finished with it, and you can't modify any more data for this
preparation (but of course its possible to reopen it again)
By clicking on the delete button you can delete your preparations,
recipes and yeasts. Caution: You can only delete a recipe or yeast if
it is not referenced in any preparation!
Here you can add/remove different actions.
If you're finished with your preparation you should add an evaluation
For better recognizing your different preparations you can also add the
If you want to change the label afterwards, you can do this by the
popup menu available on the right mouse button!
You can add a new preparation by giving it a meaningful
selecting an appropriate type as well as a fermentation type, a recipe
and a yeast. You can also add some specific comment for this
Before you can add a new preparation, you have to add a recipe and a
You can add a new recipe by giving it a name and specifing the amount
this recipe is for.
If you have selected a certain preparation, you can export it to a pdf
file in [ File -> Export -> PDF file]
You can also export your preparations to a simple text file [File
-> Export -> Text file]
This dialog gives you the possibility of adding and removing wine and
fermentation types, as well as actions (which you can use to create a
progress for your preparation)
This calculator should help you assembling a good preparation. Type in
your measurements and your expected target state of your wine, and the
results are calculated on the fly. With the results you can easily
estimate, if your preparation needs more acid, sugar, etc.