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Posted in thread: Used Wine Bottles on 06-06-2013 at 07:53 AM
You bottle 1000 bottles yourself????????? I find that when bottling, I never am short of labor.
I quess with all of the bottles of wine, I am a little more generous on what I give away. A
five guy cre...
Posted in thread: For pleasure or profit? on 06-04-2013 at 10:46 AM
Exactly why I am opening a winery HERE in ND where there are no big name wineries in
competition. Just a friendly handful of small boutique wineries who all (well, most) want to
work together to grow ...
Posted in thread: Used Wine Bottles on 06-04-2013 at 10:08 AM
I don't know about that. My floor corker goes pretty quick. Also, I would miss that "POP" when
celebrating life with my honey.You will notice I said anything that makes bottling a 1000
Posted in thread: Used Wine Bottles on 06-03-2013 at 12:50 PM
To get back to the OP, there is nothing wrong with using used bottles. Be sure the bottles you
get are not screw-cap because screw-cap bottles will not stand up to the pressure of corking
and could br...
Posted in thread: For pleasure or profit? on 06-03-2013 at 12:37 PM
We are out the tasting room only, but we are in a historic wine making part of the WORLD, not
just the U.S., so we have a small advantage over other wineries here in the states (not
counting anything ...
Posted in thread: For pleasure or profit? on 05-31-2013 at 05:23 AM
Commercially. In Australia it sounds as though it is a little easier than in many states in the
USA. If you do it commercially you have to decide do you do it from a cellar door or from
Posted in thread: Bottle Types on 11-18-2012 at 03:28 AM
A simple way to check the quality of a bottle is to weigh it. Super Premiums weigh more than
Premiums which weigh more than light weights.I make wine in small commercial quantities and I
can tell you ...
Posted in thread: Making Wine like a winery.... on 06-20-2012 at 09:16 AM
Just read the whole thread from start to finish.....very interesting. For the members who were
saying cooling jackets on tanks were a slow way of chilling wine.. you are right.. that's why
Posted in thread: Why Don't local restaurants serve local wine? on 05-31-2012 at 08:18 AM
Downunder most restaurants are supplied by large wine agents/wineries. They pay for things like
wine list printing, Coasters, Aprons for staff with company logo's on, wine chillers etc.I know