Jack on Rainy
Last Activity:06-28-2010 10:37 AM
Posted in thread: Wine Diamonds in my whites on 04-04-2010 at 02:33 PM
So it sounds like I should plan to cold stabilize whites in premium kits, right?
Posted in thread: Storing wine while bulk aging on 04-03-2010 at 06:19 PM
I would like to add as well that when you store them away to bulk age, REMEMBER them! I just
dumped 3 carboys of pretty expensive kits (all Mosti All Juice kits, one a Meglioli) that I had
stuck in th...
Posted in thread: End to this Maddness on 04-03-2010 at 06:16 PM
Randy,You are not only "hooked" on the hobby but you will find yourself up at 0300 checking the
forum too!I know I've seen posts from the PWP about that time.
Posted in thread: Wine Diamonds in my whites on 04-03-2010 at 06:12 PM
I have been surprised by wine diamonds in our MM Masters Edition Vale del Sol(no longer
available) started 8/24/08 and in our MM ME Pinot Mondiale w raisins started 2/6/09. We don't
have them in our M...
Posted in thread: Meglioli Cab Sav del Veneto on 01-28-2010 at 06:54 PM
Sorry! Life has delayed our work witrh this one. It gets bottled tomorrow.
Posted in thread: Course of Action on 01-27-2010 at 06:04 PM
Yes I do have some wine specific goals of '10! - add racks for 250 morebottles(decided to age
reds two yrs min)- add LED lighting to the deeper racks ( they are all double deep) so I can
see what the ...
Posted in thread: Chardonnay Kit on 01-27-2010 at 05:47 PM
pracz,You can get an oaked chard from the kits using supplemental oak.I like an oaky chard
(also an unoaked chard so have beenadding supplemental oak during secondaryand extending lees
contact. It wa...
Posted in thread: Bottling Day on 01-27-2010 at 04:22 PM
[Looks like a good day there rrawhide, and warm too. We're set up to bottle tomorrow -only 30
gals but still a busy day. BTW we'll be inside!
Posted in thread: Rookie question...aging? on 01-27-2010 at 10:10 AM
Mattw,I haven't tried that kit either but have done several other Mostis. My limited experience
is that you need to give it time - pleanty of it! Even though I think PeterZ gives excellent
Posted in thread: Blending Kits on 01-23-2010 at 01:24 PM
Jim,How do you project what the blend will taste like after aging? Any guidelines?