Start Buying Basic Equipment
You should think of very basic equipment to buy, as some of the equipment might be easier to buy ready-made. It can be cheaper as well. For example, buying a bottle will be less expensive than making on your own. Start with buying a starter kit first.
Buying Wine Press
Consider how much quantity of wine you want to produce at home. If you want to process about 15lb, you will need a smaller press but if you want one with a capacity of 40 pounds at a time, you will need a larger press. You can also buy press in line with measurement of how many pulp you want to use at a time.
Buying a crusher is the most expensive part of the process. If you want make a large quantity of wine at home, you can consider buying a crusher with a destemmer or one without it, depending how much quantity of fruit you want to process at a time. The main function of crusher is to prepare grapes for pressing purpose.
Buying Fermentation Vessels
Fermentation vessels come either in plastic or stainless steel. You can buy different tanks and initially work with them until you find the one that fits your requirement and you are able to work with it conveniently.
Different barrels add different flavours to the wine. Since you can use the barrels repeatedly buying a quality barrel is the right choice to make at the beginning.
Winemaking and Other Supplies
Buying other supplies such as yeast and additives will depend on the type of wine you want to make. They differ from white to red wine and you should read the manufacturers' instructions. Also, you can buy used winemaking equipment up to table size. That will be cheaper.
Buy in Bulk
You can buy the winemaking supplies in bulk to save some money. For example, yeast, grapes and additives can be bought in bulk at a wholesale rate.