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Posted in thread: Fermentation won't start on 01-14-2017 at 07:20 PM
Your yeast will tolerate 86 degrees as a max temperature. If your starter was 105 that would be
Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 01-13-2017 at 09:54 AM
The Eclipse is a good one. Not Aussie, but New Zealand. Close enough, right? ;)Jim,You're
right. I did some research on Sauvignon Blanc and found that there are "old world" and "new
world" vineyards m...
Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 01-13-2017 at 09:49 AM
Heather, FWIW my bride and I both like SB's and I have been very pleased with the WinExpert
Selection California Sauvignon Blanc and the WinExpert Selection International Chilean
Sauvignon Blanc. Both...
Posted in thread: spoiled wine? on 01-12-2017 at 11:18 PM
kit, the skin bag broke open inside primary ferm. I had 3 gallons of mush/juice. No strainer,
so I drained into a pot and used papertowels to squeeze out the juice from the skins. the smell
is an acid...
Posted in thread: Beginner with Kits. Oak question on 01-12-2017 at 11:12 PM
When the time comes that you are ready to swap yeast, there are a couple of resources I
Posted in thread: What's in your glass tonight? on 01-12-2017 at 10:49 PM
Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr, RJS shifted the En Primeur Sauvignon Blanc from Australia to South Africa in
the merging of EP and WS. I had hoped to just buy the same kit again since my hubby and I have
run out of ...
Posted in thread: Newbie question about juice on 01-12-2017 at 10:36 PM
@Cibb Depends on where you are located. I'm close to a vineyard (Harford Vineyard) that sells
juice buckets in the spring and fall. You can also order frozen juice from some folks.
Posted in thread: Harford Winery Fall 2016 Harvest on 01-12-2017 at 10:29 PM
I saw that a while back and mentioned it on another thread, I figured they'd give you some free
grapes to be able to use such a good recommendation. But that's me, I'm nice like that...you
also have t...
Posted in thread: Harford Winery Fall 2016 Harvest on 01-12-2017 at 10:27 PM
Just jumped onto Harford's website to see if they had Rose buckets last spring and noticed that
I've been quoted. Can't recall if I left this on Yelp or on their website, but nice to see it
Posted in thread: Pectic enzyme on 01-12-2017 at 09:43 PM
@BernardSmith Not sure either. I read the article and didn't see the 3X information....