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  • wine maker for 30 years, presently retired
  • wine making gardening
  • retired
  • Overland Park
  • Kansas


  • Posted in thread: plastic carboys with the Allinonewinepump on 01-24-2017 at 06:40 AM
    experienced low audio also. It would be nice if we had a small sketch of the changes you made
    so we can better accommodate them to a plastic carboy set up. your changes maybe the tipping
    point for me ...

  • Posted in thread: Chilean white wine found too floral on 01-23-2017 at 08:37 AM
    I assume they really mean the bouquet is aromatic and floral. cold fermentation will assist in
    containing the floral and aromatic elements of a juice. I am not sure but yeast selection in
    this case mi...

  • Posted in thread: Sugar and pH on 01-22-2017 at 03:23 PM
    adding sugar buy it self will not affect the ph or the acid. However if you add water to
    dissolve the sugar before adding to the must it may change it a slight amount. Normally the
    procedure is check ...

  • Posted in thread: plastic carboys with the Allinonewinepump on 01-22-2017 at 09:06 AM
    yes please do make the video

  • Posted in thread: slow ferment on 01-18-2017 at 11:06 AM
    lack of yeast nutrient maybe your problem add some if you have not.

  • Posted in thread: CigarZin on 01-18-2017 at 09:23 AM
    whatever tobacco you choose do a bench trial. select a sample size about 500ml of wine and add
    tobacco, may be more samples and different dosages of tobacco. let stand and taste periodically
    to determ...

  • Posted in thread: Sanitizing with K Meta for the first time on 01-17-2017 at 12:06 PM
    the best solution for sanitizer is 3 grams K-Meta and 11 grams citric acid in on gallon of
    water. Place in a spray bottle. spray any utensil that comes in contact with wine do not rinse.
    also splash a...

  • Posted in thread: Best Vines for Omaha? on 01-15-2017 at 08:58 AM
    Norton might be a good choice, don't know how it would fare in our area.What do nearby wineries
    grow that you like?

  • Posted in thread: Stirring during Primary on 01-15-2017 at 08:55 AM
    stir twice a day except for the day you propose to rack the wine into secondary. requires
    measuring sg daily. with a grape must it is best not to stir the day you rack.

  • Posted in thread: Storing Carbonated Wine on 01-14-2017 at 09:37 AM
    yes I would store in a cool place even a wine cooler or frig.

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