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  • Posted in thread: Bottling Day ! on 04-24-2017 at 09:27 AM
    Looks fantastic!

  • Posted in thread: Post your labels here on 04-24-2017 at 09:22 AM
    Just put our first one in the bottle.

  • Posted in thread: Pick a Wine Kit & Win a Wine Kit Giveaway on 03-28-2017 at 04:50 PM
    Winexpert Eclipse Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel Winemaking KitEdited to add: I haven't ordered from
    you before, basically because I'm pretty new to this and haven't seen all the options for
    vendors yet. But...

  • Posted in thread: How degassed does my wine have to be to continue? on 03-22-2017 at 08:45 AM
    I'm wary of the same thing. I degas the hell outta my wine in fear that I haven't done enough.
    But I've let off of that a bit. I bulk age a minimum of 6 months and trying to get to 12
    months, so I fig...

  • Posted in thread: Tricks for keeping oak chips out of wine thief? on 03-22-2017 at 08:42 AM
    Did my last batch with some loose wood chips in the primary...never again. I'll bag them in
    with the skins or a separate was a mess straining them out and keeping them out of the

  • Posted in thread: Sanitation Tube. on 03-13-2017 at 08:44 AM
    Great topic to read on....I always have some trouble sanitizing those items due to length.

  • Posted in thread: Argentinian Malbec on 03-13-2017 at 08:38 AM
    Racked off of sediment again yesterday and degassed. Using my funnel strain really pulled out
    the remaining lees. I'm very comfortable with what I have currently sitting in the carboy
    waiting for clea...

  • Posted in thread: Argentinian Malbec on 03-06-2017 at 10:50 AM
    Yeah, I put the wood shavings in the muslin bag with the skins now.If I forget to do that, I
    use a small kitchen strainer to make a "hole" or "well" in the skin/wood/lees sludge, and
    siphon from there...

  • Posted in thread: Argentinian Malbec on 03-06-2017 at 10:04 AM
    Moved this over to secondary on Friday. Everything looks to be going just fine, but it was
    quite the task moving this and trying to leave behind the amount of sediment it produced.Wood
    shavings were a...

  • Posted in thread: Kit vs Natural and vise versa on 03-06-2017 at 09:54 AM
    I'm new to the game, so only kits so far. But I imagine that's what I'll stick to. Mainly
    because neither my girlfriend nor I enjoy many fruit wines. We are into big reds. So we will
    probably stick to...