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Posted in thread: Your Top 5 Wine Kits on 04-07-2013 at 10:22 AM
Ok I will have to throw my current favorites up:CC Showcase CdP- very good early drinker (ie 18
months)CC LE Carmenere/Cabernet blendRJ WS Rosso Grande- 14 bottles left, and nearing the 30
Posted in thread: How much money is your wine worth? on 12-15-2012 at 07:03 AM
I get that same after taste on many commercial wines I try. Been told by a AWS judge that is
usually a result of artificial flavors and artificial enhancers being used in many commercial
Posted in thread: Just a question in general about wine kits? on 12-06-2012 at 09:11 PM
It is because of the clearing agents that they use.tsedit: maybe should read agent(?)
Posted in thread: Are the shrink capsules important on 12-05-2012 at 06:25 AM
Some of the nicest commercial bottles in my cellar came without foil (i.e. Elevage, Cathy
Corison). I tend to foil only the bottles that are to be gifts or brought to parties/get
togethers. I see them...
Posted in thread: To sanitize or not, is there a compromise? on 08-19-2012 at 10:02 AM
Just a note for all the K meta users. Most commercial wineries do not use K Meta to sanitize.
They use a solution of Citric Acid. Cheaper and safer. MalvinaHi Malvina,Do you know what
dilution ratio t...
Posted in thread: 12L kits worth the premium? on 08-17-2012 at 05:38 PM
Just an FYI, the sterling kits are only 10.5L (the other 1.5L is the included grape pack), as
opposed to the showcase which is 16L with a 2L grape pack.ts
Posted in thread: Any MM dealers in Minneapolis metro area? on 08-17-2012 at 05:31 PM
I think you need to head North to Cloquet for the nearest MM dealer! I believe that it is
Hidden View Winery??ts
Posted in thread: Which vendor do you recommend on 07-11-2012 at 04:30 PM
I use George at FVW all the time. I am about 30 minutes from Midwest and Northern Brewer, but
find I have a lot more choices and it's cheaper with George (even with shipping). I don't go to
Posted in thread: Big Chard Suggestions on 07-08-2012 at 10:23 AM
Hey thanks for the replies. When I began thinking of a big bold chardonnay kit, I immediately
thought of the Australian kits. That being said, I have tried a lot of Australian Chardonnays,
Posted in thread: Big Chard Suggestions on 07-07-2012 at 07:11 AM
My wife and I are strictly red wine drinkers. We have tried on countless occasions to learn to
like white wines, but just can't do it. A lot of our friends/family are white drinkers, so it
would be ni...