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    Bucket size and the weight of grapes

    Hi, Everyone, as I am just starting, I am trying to understand how much grapes is needed lets say for a 8 Gallon fermentation bucket ? As far as I understand headspace is important should I only use 3/4 of the bucket to be on the safe side ? to this means I can top it up up to 6 gallons, bu to...
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    Malolactic Fermentation is it really necessary ?

    Hi, It is said that after primary fermentation, Malolactic Fermentation has to be done to make sure that it will crete the buttery mouthfeel, but in my country I could not find any ? in some videos they use Dry " Malolactic Bacteria - Viniflora CH16 " first of all is there any other way to...
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    Want to avoid some chemcials what are the alternatives ?

    Sorry about it, I did not know that and I did not speak about it just mentioned it to show that I know about the gears that's all.
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    Want to avoid some chemcials what are the alternatives ?

    Hi, Thanks for the quick reply, I am myself coming from distilling so I am not very far away from the concept, but again I never made a wine, I would like to make wine from fruits mainly, triple berry wine, I know about the gear so in that part I am ok, I see people use too many chemicals, and...
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    Want to avoid some chemcials what are the alternatives ?

    Hi, As I am just starting out, I am reading quite a lot, I want to make the wine as natural as it can be is it possible, I see that some people are using the following chemicals, could you please tell me what I can use naturally instead of these chemicals. Wine Tannin Yeast Nutrient Acid Blend...
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    DangerDave's Dragon Blood Wine

    Hi Everyone, I want to try this recipe, but I am wondering if there has been any changes to the original recipe along the way can someone point out if so, thanks