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Posted in thread: Smell WE on 07-28-2007 at 05:27 PM
Thanks Dean,I have the MM All Juice Outback Shiraz, I will give this a try and see what results
I get. I am keeping my fingers crossed, I enjoy making wine but would like to be able to drink
a little ...
Posted in thread: Smell WE on 07-27-2007 at 12:48 AM
Dean,I am a mainly a red consumer, white commercial wines do scare me away because of smell.
But I really do not get this smell with the commercial reds??? Is sorbate absolutely
necessary?I just finis...
Posted in thread: Smell WE on 07-27-2007 at 12:12 AM
MHarris,I also have this problem!!!! I keep leaning toward the Pot. Sorbate as the culprit. I
think commercial wines are not processed using the sorbate, so maybe that is why we can not
pick it up in ...
Posted in thread: Mixed results on 06-06-2007 at 03:15 PM
I have found that the temperature being right around 75 degrees, does help the degassing
process alot!!! But, I also want to hear what the experts think about the temperature change
Posted in thread: Happy B-Day Peter on 05-08-2007 at 08:10 PM
Happy B-Day Peter....Thanks again for all your support!!!
Posted in thread: MM Pinot Noir AllJuice Kit on 05-08-2007 at 12:23 AM
Jim, I have lived in Huntley since '94. I grew up in Hanover Park and graduated fron James B.
Conant H.S. in '83 (Hoffman Estates). I am new to the wine making thing, just started in
Posted in thread: MM Pinot Noir AllJuice Kit on 05-07-2007 at 10:42 PM
Jim, looks good!!! I see you are from LITH, I am right next door to you in Huntley. Cheers
Posted in thread: Fantazia and Island mist on 05-06-2007 at 11:22 AM
Nice job Jobe!!! I wish I was that ambitious. Keep us posted, great pictures.
Posted in thread: Started Yesterday PINOT BIANCO Renaissance kit on 05-04-2007 at 10:03 PM
David, Looking good!!!!
Posted in thread: Island Mist Black Raspberry Merlot on 05-04-2007 at 06:58 PM
Michael,I also bottled mine last weekend and we are also pleasantly surprised. My friends and
co-workers are enjoying it mainly mixed with a little sprite, it really makes a nice cooler!!!
I added the...
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- racking and leaving sediment is old school
- Muscadine still too acidic
- Still fermenting after a month!!!
- Topping up carboy with concord grape wine?
- Baking soda seemed like the solution
- Italian Sangiovese/Cabernet Sauvignon LR
- Pear wine
- Mini jet
- new resident in the vineyard
- Grape and Gooseberry
- Central Illinois Wine Swap ?