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Posted in thread: 2011 Chilean Carmenere on 09-04-2011 at 11:49 AM
Joe,Have you done anything else to your wine recently? We have been bulk aging, been a few
months since we tasted it (when it came off oak) so we are due to taste it again here soon. My
two small 1-lu...
Posted in thread: Forgotton Vineyard Revival? on 06-12-2011 at 08:56 PM
Gush thanks for the updated pictures. This truly a labor of love.This guy is a very interesting
man, he used to work for the dea in the 70s and was a portfolio manager for stocks etc later
on. His g/f...
Posted in thread: Forgotton Vineyard Revival? on 06-12-2011 at 08:36 PM
Spent the first 2-3hrs of work there today. I found atleast 1 vinifera vine and i think half a
row of concord? They also have peaches, pears, and concord grapes on the wall that they used to
Posted in thread: Forgotton Vineyard Revival? on 06-05-2011 at 09:45 PM
So this may belong in the newbie section but i think it will get more traffic here..Here's the
deal. When i was ~12-13 I went with a close friend of the family to one of his friends houses
to pick win...
Posted in thread: 2011 Chilean Carmenere on 05-29-2011 at 08:24 AM
Joe, Maugle Sierra is literally less then 5 minutes away. I am signed up for their special
events e-mails and haven't seen a wine festival yet. I will definatly keep an eye out. Their
St. Croix is ama...
Posted in thread: 2011 Chilean Carmenere on 05-28-2011 at 01:22 PM
Would we be talking about this fall during the possible group buy? Or in a year or so when our
wines are all done? Did you talk to anyone about quantitys and discounts?
Posted in thread: 2011 Chilean Carmenere on 05-28-2011 at 12:00 PM
I am down for a meet and greet. Any decent pubs in the Hartford area? Would Hartford be pretty
central to everyone?
Posted in thread: 2011 Chilean Carmenere on 05-27-2011 at 11:12 PM
Pectic enzyme can be added when you sulfite. I added 1.5tsp for 1.5-1.8 gallons worth of must.
Both of the musts that I added it to are much more soupy then the merlot that I did not. I must
Posted in thread: 2011 Chilean Carmenere on 05-27-2011 at 05:18 AM
I have the best future wife ever! My fiance says randomly last night "I want more grapes to
crush with my hands!" as my buddy and I had two batches of beer boiling away for a friends
wedding. My respo...
Posted in thread: 2011 Chilean Carmenere on 05-26-2011 at 10:16 AM
M&m crushed my last order or grapes for me. I wanted to get more hands on and see how long it
would take by hand etc. I also was able to be a bit kore picky about the moldy grapes going
into the must....