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Posted in thread: Moving a carboy on 05-13-2013 at 06:31 PM
These are the caps used on the large bottles of water sold by many vendors. They fit glass
carboys but would be too small for a better bottle - I think they take something like a number
11 bung vs a n...
Posted in thread: Moving a carboy on 05-13-2013 at 12:47 PM
An alternative to the cork stoppers suggested by John would be water bottle caps (the 5 gal
bottles). I use these on my empty carboys when they are sitting with kmeta in them. They seal
well and are u...
Posted in thread: Throwing in the towel on the Brunello. on 05-09-2013 at 03:42 PM
Great to hear that brunello finally made it! This time next week I'll be up near Venice tasting
some barolo. Verona a few days later for sure sampling some Amarone. The agriturismo, where
Posted in thread: Advice needed for 6 gallon wine maker on 05-02-2013 at 03:47 PM
does that cork taint occur with synthetic corks as well?No, synthetics are not subject to cork
Posted in thread: Corker - Suggestions on 04-30-2013 at 01:48 AM
I've been using synthnetics for about 10 years now with my Portuguese corker and have had no
problems. I use Nomacorcs and recommend you get these if you can.
Posted in thread: My dad vs Me on 04-24-2013 at 07:54 PM
Good stuff, Wiccan - sounds like you made a believer out of yourself as well. Don't you just
love it when a plan comes together!!
Posted in thread: Mlf 101 on 04-22-2013 at 09:51 PM
Thanks, Robie - good information.
Posted in thread: Mlf 101 on 04-22-2013 at 08:07 PM
Just out of curiosity would the results from doing MLF on the Chardonnay be much different than
doing batonnage on it?
Posted in thread: Blending Kits on 04-22-2013 at 01:34 PM
I think many of us are like that these days. I blame it on the digital age. Years ago in the
good old analog days, my wife would ask me what the temperature was outside and I would say it
was about 15...
Posted in thread: Blending Kits on 04-22-2013 at 12:43 PM
Ah, math doesn't lie. Thanks for the explanation - makes perfect sense. No, I haven't tried
blending. I generally make kits that are already blended as opposed to varietals and since my
production is ...