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Posted in thread: Help me pick a red. on 12-03-2013 at 08:33 PM
I know that your description of tempranillo is only a few steps off, not bad for a non-red
drinker. "Dirt off the bottom of my shoe" = mineral taste "ash" = toasted oak "sugar" =
fruity...see, not bad...
Posted in thread: Newbie Guide for Expansion of Winemaking on 12-03-2013 at 11:20 AM
My wife helps with almost every aspect of our winemaking. She gets a bit scarse during bottle
washing and label removal, but she will rinse occasionally. She likes to use the bottle tree
and the k-met...
Posted in thread: hair in the mix on 12-02-2013 at 07:00 AM
In any pet owners house, fur is considered a condiment. Not a problem...
Posted in thread: Novice wine makers' knowledge - folk knowledge on 11-30-2013 at 08:32 AM
Beer is SUPPOSED to continue fermenting in the bottle.Wine is not.Do not rely on your eyes with
Posted in thread: Prepping Oak Chips on 11-28-2013 at 08:07 AM
jhawk.....I haven't used oak chips, yet....so I really don't have the answer. Hopefully, I'll
be able to get you going in a good direction. But after reading your last post, it looks like
you are alre...
Posted in thread: What wine are you drinking with your turkey on 11-27-2013 at 08:36 PM
Wife bought an Erath pino noir. We visited that winery on our Oregon wine tour.
Posted in thread: Apple Brandy / Port on 11-26-2013 at 09:24 PM
But will 1118 actually reach 23%
Posted in thread: Prepping Oak Chips on 11-26-2013 at 09:21 PM
Tear the pack open and dump 'em in.
Posted in thread: specific gravity on 11-25-2013 at 01:57 PM
Let it go...its just fine, you probably took out most of the active yeast when racking, thats
why it slowed down, but those that are left will finish their job just as well.
Posted in thread: Beaujolais nouveau on 11-22-2013 at 07:17 PM
Ive done high dollar meals with noveau wine flights. Ive had some really crappy noveau. Its
just one of those "wine" things, no one is allowed to open it before midnight Wednesday in the
world, and th...