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02-26-2017 3:37 PM

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  • Posted in thread: Wild Muscadine propagation on 02-25-2017 at 05:46 AM
    I was hoping to use the cutting propagation method since we already have three misting beds set
    up from where we had to propagate the blueberry plants to use on our farm. I'll try the
    layering techniq...

  • Posted in thread: Wild Muscadine propagation on 02-23-2017 at 03:52 PM
    taste will be affected by the soil which the grapes are grown. Rocky soil will give an earthy
    taste due to the minerals absorbed by the plant.No rocky soil in the coastal counties of NC and
    most of my...

  • Posted in thread: Wild Muscadine propagation on 02-22-2017 at 05:10 PM
    I'm hoping to buy some land and put in a vineyard for a winery in the future and have came up
    with a idea. All of the best muscadine wines I've had have a certain percentage of the grapes
    are wild mus...

  • Posted in thread: Differences in making wine. on 02-22-2017 at 12:59 PM
    Only problem with the UCD distance learning program is that it is really expensive and working
    as a paramedic right now and trying to help on my days off at the farm money is something
    that's not exac...

  • Posted in thread: Differences in making wine. on 02-22-2017 at 09:26 AM
    Yeah I'm hoping to set up my own commercial winery in the next 5 years. We are expanding our
    operation hopefully by about 200% if the land purchases go through. The larger winery in my
    area supports t...

  • Posted in thread: Beginning a Winery on 02-21-2017 at 07:45 PM
    Mostly Muscadines. The research farm not far from me has a variety that they have been
    experimenting with and they say it's done well. Muscadines grow really well in my area. There
    are literally thous...

  • Posted in thread: Differences in making wine. on 02-21-2017 at 02:36 PM
    I love it. Do you measure the specific gravity so you know how much sugar to add and when
    fermentation is complete? I'd be interested in doing an indigenous yeast fermentation, but when
    I plunk down o...

  • Posted in thread: Differences in making wine. on 02-21-2017 at 01:25 PM
    I want to speak honestly and not candy coat this. I am willing to guess that the method you use
    was taught to you by either your father or grandfather? I would say that the method you use is
    the same ...

  • Posted in thread: Differences in making wine. on 02-21-2017 at 01:19 PM
    I'd like to know a little more about your process... Do you keep the wine in that one barrel
    until it is time to bottle? Do you siphon to get your wine out of the barrel or do you pour or
    maybe the ba...

  • Posted in thread: Beginning a Winery on 02-19-2017 at 07:35 AM
    Does the TTB have the regulations in a format I can download and read? I've tried to find it on
    their page but it keeps popping up as site unavailable

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