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    Stuck fermentation?

    Thanks for the input. I am going to bring a sample of the juice back to the seller and see what they have to say for their product. I've purchased ice wine juice from them in the past and had great success. I'll see where this goes.
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    Stuck fermentation?

    I recently purchased 6 gallons of ice wine juice from a local grower in upstate NY. The Brix was off the chart on my hydrometer. I'm guessing 50+? I added the obligatory crushed campden tablet to the juice and let set a day before pitching EC1118 yeast. I also added yeast nutrient and energizer...
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    Spoiled Ice Wine

    Thanks! I’ll make sure to keep it out of my fermenting room.
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    New Member from Upsate NY

    Hello! I am new here and new to wine making. My wife bought me a bee making kit for Christmas and I have been busy ever since. I started with a batch of beer and then decided it’d give hard cider a go. Both came out great to my green pallet so I figured I’d give wines a try. I have a batch of...
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    Spoiled Ice Wine

    Is there anything special I need to do (besides adding HP)? Keep sealed and refrigerate or age at room temp? Should I put an airlock on it? Thanks again!
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    Spoiled Ice Wine

    i have a bottle of ice wine I found that was not properly stored. It was a bottle we bought in 2010. My wife and I decided to open it up and it has I slight vinegar smell and taste. It’s not horrible but not good enough to drink. Now that it’s open, can I let it continue to convert to vinegar...
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