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Posted in thread: Is wine tasting BS on 05-15-2013 at 09:37 PM
Hahaha! Good stuff. Let's see: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami. The "tongue map" was
discredited back in 2005-06. Yet out of that simple mix comes so many eloquent words! :i
Posted in thread: Alabama finally legalized homebrewing. on 05-15-2013 at 09:24 PM
Let me clarify the AL law: 60 gallons a year total. 15 gallons per quarter total. No more than
15 gallons in possession or in household at any one time during the year. Transportation on
public right ...
Posted in thread: "Muscadine Aging Gene" and other bedtime stories. on 05-15-2013 at 09:12 PM
Isn't it interesting how resilient the basic fermentation process is? So much so that it is
possible to ferment under a wide variety of conditions, some examples of which are totally
acceptable to som...
Posted in thread: Yay! My Texas goat cheese farmer friends got an article! on 05-15-2013 at 07:43 PM
They only sell at the area farmers markets. It's quite the lifestyle change they have
Posted in thread: Farm sale's over on 05-13-2013 at 04:25 PM
Well, we had our auction Saturday. From our perspective, it was a good sale, it wasn't a great
sale. There were a lot of people there but the reality of the economy showed, too. The farm
ended up spli...
Posted in thread: Quick explanation of Antilock Brake Systems (ABS) on 05-09-2013 at 09:33 PM
Posted in thread: Curious about how people stabilize bottles when filling on 05-09-2013 at 09:29 PM
^^ Yeah, I'm with Steve. I sit on a footstool and group/line up 12-18 bottles on the floor to
my right, then while turned to them go to it until they are full, then stop and turn to
mass-cork using th...
Posted in thread: Yay! My Texas goat cheese farmer friends got an article! on 05-09-2013 at 08:01 PM
I met these folks because we both own 1981 Datsun 720 Diesel pickups. Mine's my fencing truck
for around the farm, and Christian had a part I needed. Anyway, they got this article written
about them t...
Posted in thread: Standard for Wine production factory/plant on 05-09-2013 at 07:06 PM
The standards vary by state. Here is an excellent publication from my home state that outlines
federal and Tennessee construction and permitting requirements and standards for a commercial
Posted in thread: Photos of your winemaking setup on 05-09-2013 at 06:58 PM
Get The Brew Haulers JSwordy is talking about. I also use them they work really well and are
safe. Maybe you can find a better price but here is a link to them. to be Mr. One-Up-Ya, but
I really sug...