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Posted in thread: Black Friday specials on wine supplies on 11-28-2013 at 05:25 AM
Dan, Do you have any idea how much the reagents for the MLF tester are? Can't seem to find it
Posted in thread: would you kindly review my plan? on 10-13-2013 at 07:24 PM
While there is no need to bring the SO2 up that high pre-ferment unless you see signs of
rotting, spoilage or wild yeast fermentation, I don't think you'll have any problem with MLF.
That SO2 will all...
Posted in thread: Any quick steps on making wine from grapes? on 10-01-2013 at 09:40 PM
To press a small volume of grapes without the 'right' equipment:I used cheap 5-gal food-grade
buckets from Lowe's to carry my 70# of grapes home a month or so ago. I had an extra bucket so
I drilled 3...
Posted in thread: Punch Down Tools on 10-01-2013 at 07:31 PM
I use a canoe paddle.SJO
Posted in thread: Used wrong yeast on 09-29-2013 at 10:43 AM
In a batch like yours that has had a problem starting I would continue adding slowly, maybe
adding a quart, then 1 gallon ... 2 gallon then the rest. There is a good chance that adding
the starter to ...
Posted in thread: Used wrong yeast on 09-29-2013 at 12:05 AM
Another option. Start some yeast in a starter batch and slowly add your juice to it. starting
with a very small amount and building up from there. I just had to do that with a 15 gallon
batch of juice...
Posted in thread: 2013 pa fall juices on 09-23-2013 at 09:56 AM
I'm in the same boat Doug But I think Ill take my wine out of the tanks before you come so i
can skim the top and avoid sediment. LMAO! Really I do plan on doing a bunch of Natives this
year. I did a ...
Posted in thread: Finally brought in the Frontenac on 09-23-2013 at 09:22 AM
Do you know what ph and acid levels are? We just harvested Frontenac with Brix at 23 ph 2.9
acid 16. Yikes!!
Posted in thread: 1n NaOH on 09-13-2013 at 08:30 AM
Our local supply store only had 1n NoAH. I am looking to dilute it down to .2. It appears
straight forward but just wanted verify before messing something up.Thanks,Scott
Posted in thread: Valley Vintner Stainless Steel single nozzle filler on 09-08-2013 at 12:09 PM
Oh crap. I was hoping you would sell it before it came into my price range. I checked shipping
from my end it seems reasonable but was not sure on size. If it can be shipped for less than
$25 I would ...