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Posted in thread: Vacuum Transfer Wine Pump Giveaway on 03-15-2012 at 05:37 PM
You are officially "Liked" by me on FB.
Posted in thread: Welcome on 03-15-2012 at 08:31 AM
OK, I think I have my sig fixed. Now I just have to find a copy of my profile pic.
Posted in thread: Welcome on 03-14-2012 at 05:57 PM
eeeegaaaads another resident chemist! LOL Peter welcome to the party. Must be nice to join a
new forum and start out with over 1200 posts!Mike's the chemist. I'm the ex-chemist turned IT
Posted in thread: Welcome on 03-14-2012 at 05:46 PM
High all. I had some password issues getting logged in. I hope there is not another PeterZ here
or I just hijacked his account!!Thanks for the welcome, everyone.
Posted in thread: 55 Gal Barrel HELP?? on 03-06-2012 at 10:01 AM
I would never use a vinegar barrel for wine. Too much chance that a rogue Acetobacter sp. cell
might turn your wine into vinegar.
Posted in thread: Label Templates on 02-29-2012 at 08:10 AM
You can download the templates from Avery's website.
Posted in thread: RJ Spagnols Bella Bianco on 02-16-2012 at 09:29 AM
Mostly color change. The straw color of the juice becomes brown.
Posted in thread: RJ Spagnols Bella Bianco on 02-14-2012 at 08:06 AM
If the juice looks and smells OK (not oxidized) you should be OK. You will probably need some
Posted in thread: Residual k meta left in bottles on 01-31-2012 at 08:11 AM
The actual K-meta left behind by sanitizing is not enough to contribute a detectable increase
in SO2 in the wine. The drop that dried on the mouth of the bottle is about .05 ml. It contains
less than ...
Posted in thread: MM Vinifera Castel de Papa - Wine Volcano Preventi on 01-25-2012 at 08:18 AM
I would add the sulfite and degas in the current carboy. Top up and the wine can stay there for
a couple of weeks to get the full extraction of the oak. It will also drop a lot of fine lees