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  • Retired, originally from Maine
  • gardening, wine making, woodworking, forestry
  • retired but consulting; helping people with small business
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  • South Carolina


  • Posted in thread: Chile merlot grapes on 05-06-2017 at 08:03 AM
    I also plan on added VP 41 at 24 hours inWait! You are starting MLF before primary is done?

  • Posted in thread: REVIEW: *allinonewinepump* on 03-09-2017 at 10:32 PM
    And so once you get trained well enough to release vacuum before liquid hits the vacuum tube,
    no liquid is ever sucked into the overflow vessel.Even it it hits the tube a very slight amount
    goes back ...

  • Posted in thread: allinwinepump and plastic carboys on 03-04-2017 at 01:36 PM
    It is such a pleasure to buy something that works just like it is suppose to right out of the
    box. Just finished racking to a plastic Better Bottle with Steve's new racking kit. For some
    reason I thou...

  • Posted in thread: 6 gallon concentrate to 6 1-gallon batches on 02-18-2017 at 01:59 PM
    I'm sorry but I can't see the point buying a 6 gallon kit and making 6 one gallon batches
    unless one wants to make them all different. Same amount of work for one gallon as doing 6;
    probably more.

  • Posted in thread: Sourcing bottles on 02-15-2017 at 09:21 AM
    We get our Bordeaux half punts in antique green or clear for $7.84 a case all day long,OK,

  • Posted in thread: Residue below cork on 01-21-2017 at 11:02 AM
    Maybe bottled too soon?

  • Posted in thread: Klr wine filter on 12-19-2016 at 12:12 PM
    I would not want to clutter a great gathering with marketing junk!Then become a vendor sponsor.
    I am sure there are spaces available.

  • Posted in thread: All in One Headspace Eliminator on 12-17-2016 at 10:04 AM
    I can't see how it would have any effect. You are only pulling a vacuum in the top of the
    carboy and it stays sealed. It is not a continuous flow.

  • Posted in thread: Mosti Mondiale? on 12-07-2016 at 10:13 AM
    With a yeast swap the All Juice buckets make a decent wine.

  • Posted in thread: Clarifying White (Sauv Blanc) on 12-07-2016 at 10:01 AM
    Stop moving it! White wine has very fine lees. It would be powder if allowed to dry. Everytime
    you move it the finest lees go back into solution and become difficult to settle. White wine
    usually clea...