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Posted in thread: Wine Book Club: Gallo Be Thy Name on 05-21-2013 at 04:35 PM
The House of Mondavi & The Billionaire's Vinegar were both good reads.. I still need to pick up
Wine & War, and Gallo Be Thy Name - things to look forward to
Posted in thread: Happiness is..... on 05-21-2013 at 04:30 PM
Those sure are purdy..
Posted in thread: Strawberry Melomel on 05-21-2013 at 06:44 AM
How many pounds does a gallon of honey weigh?How big is the batch? 3 gallons?
Posted in thread: A Journey in a Journal on 05-21-2013 at 06:35 AM
After doing some reading, i'll be going with a bentonite treatment on both the 2011 Gold
Raspberry & the 2011 Red Raspberry.The 1-gallon Bochet is still expelling a lot of CO2; will
check the SG tomor...
Posted in thread: for the experts, and seth on 05-20-2013 at 10:50 PM
Tannins can be added prior to fermentation, during primary fermentation, in secondary
fermentation, or post-fermentation / during bulk aging. Depending on the tannin used, whether
its generic or a spe...
Posted in thread: new resident in the vineyard on 05-20-2013 at 10:07 PM
I've come across western rattlesnakes many times in my life, mostly as a kid. They're all over
Eastern WA, at least in the foothills where I grew up (where i want to plant my future
Posted in thread: A Journey in a Journal on 05-20-2013 at 01:58 AM
Dunno why all the pics came out a bit blurry, but it is what it is..In the first pic, you can
see fermentation started off in a small primary bucket, because I honestly wasn't sure what to
Posted in thread: How much will a concentrate increase sg on 05-19-2013 at 05:34 AM
Just take an SG reading of the concentrate (or Brix reading w/ refractometer)(then convert Brix
to SG if you go the refractometer route)Then use the Pearson's Square .. Just dont get your
Posted in thread: Hello on 05-19-2013 at 05:25 AM
Welcome to WMTWhich way will you be straying? Juice buckets? Grapes? Fruit wines?
Meads?Congrats, you've officially found the #1 thing a significant other will complain about :)
Posted in thread: A Journey in a Journal on 05-18-2013 at 09:24 PM
Have you considered caremalizing the bananna flesh in the honey to put the flavors over the
top? This was brought up in the Banana Bochet Port thread and I've given it some thought, but
with plans of ...