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Posted in thread: Adding raisins to Malbec wine kit on 06-19-2013 at 03:09 AM
+1 Robie and Boatboy.
Posted in thread: Vadai Barrels schedule on 06-19-2013 at 03:07 AM
I am doing a 4/8/12 week schedule. And my experience with my first Vidal barrel is that you (I)
can over oak in a small Vidal barrel. Keep in mind that oak is subjective. Taste weekly and
pull when yo...
Posted in thread: Post your labels here on 06-18-2013 at 03:35 PM
I haven't posted my labels lately so here are a few of the recent ones.
Posted in thread: Thinking about getting an oak barrel..pros and cons? on 06-13-2013 at 02:36 PM
You'll love the barrel nychd. Lots of threads on break in.
Posted in thread: wine trapped between upper and lower sediment on 06-12-2013 at 01:54 PM
Did you find a clear primary?
Posted in thread: Thinking about getting an oak barrel..pros and cons? on 06-11-2013 at 03:26 PM
One will make your wine taste better the other will help make your wine easier, you decide. I
had to buy the pump first because I'm old and can't lift the carboy. Assuming you are younger I
would go w...
Posted in thread: when good wines gone bad on 06-08-2013 at 04:10 AM
Sdelli. Raisins will not change the drinking time line much if any on higher end kits in my
experience. For kits less than 15ltr it might add a few (6) months to the aging. But isnt that
the point to ...
Posted in thread: when good wines gone bad on 06-07-2013 at 04:54 PM
Okay Maestro Joe, I went back and read the entire Sang. process, I should have looked back
farther before posting. Questions/Comments: The oak tannin you use must be quite different from
the Tancor Gr...
Posted in thread: when good wines gone bad on 06-07-2013 at 02:55 PM
Okay Joe, give us your step by step on the Sangeovese.
Posted in thread: BBQ anyone? on 06-06-2013 at 07:54 PM
Jim, I'll have a burger. Do you need my address?