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Posted in thread: Degassing on 03-17-2012 at 08:39 PM
Yes, I am leaning the same way as I tasted it before the first racking, and again after the
second racking.The wine is bone dry, and I don't taste the least bit of carbonation. But so
many who post on...
Posted in thread: Degassing on 03-17-2012 at 07:09 PM
The temperature is kept at between 72 and 76F. The size of the bubbles is medium large I guess,
not sure how to reference that. As far as how many there are, your guess is as good as mine.
They rise p...
Posted in thread: Degassing on 03-17-2012 at 04:27 PM
Hello everyone,I am working on my first batch of wine, a Merlot made from a kit. I have it in a
glass carboy and I am degassing it with a foodsaver. My question is this.How long do I continue
Posted in thread: Temperature control on 06-21-2010 at 11:19 AM
Thanks to everyone who commented with advice. This looks like a great forum for folks who are
just getting started in the hobby.
Posted in thread: Temperature control on 06-20-2010 at 09:06 AM
Thanks, Steve. Good ideas as well.
Posted in thread: Temperature control on 06-20-2010 at 08:59 AM
Hello Rod Thanks for the welcome and for the reply. You confirmed what I was afraid of, the
excess heat will cause potential problems with the wine. I have a small window unit that I
could put in a sp...
Posted in thread: Temperature control on 06-19-2010 at 04:35 PM
Hello everyone.I am new to this hobby, but I am looking forward to getting started. I do have a
concern regarding room temperature. We live in South Carolina, and do not use air conditioning