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  1. cmason1957 liked BernardSmith's post in the thread "You Should Sell Your Wine!".

    Forget about regulations for the moment. To make a living selling wines that you make means that you need to sell enough to bring in -...

    May 22, 2019 at 10:59 PM
  2. cmason1957 liked Johnd's post in the thread MLF finished in 16 days.

    Mine finish that fast all of the time. I always give it another 2 - 3 weeks after a clear chromo, then sulfite.

    May 22, 2019 at 10:55 PM
  3. cmason1957 replied to the thread Tropical Daze.

    I don't think most hydrometers can read .900, I know mine only goes down to .978, maybe .976. It might be .990

    May 22, 2019 at 7:15 PM
  4. cmason1957 replied to the thread MLF finished in 16 days.

    I would not call that done, there is still some evidence of malic acid in the sheet you posted. If it were me, I would leave it alone...

    May 22, 2019 at 5:27 PM
  5. cmason1957 liked Scooter68's post in the thread "You Should Sell Your Wine!".

    Cassandrafallon - Agree - Think that it was just a reminder to all. We do get some 'free thinkers' on here from time-to-time. The...

    May 22, 2019 at 2:44 PM
  6. cmason1957 liked ibglowin's post in the thread Chateau Michaelena Vineyard.

    Dodged a bullet this morning. Late cold front came though yesterday and by 7:00pm it was down to 40F. It was solid clouds as well so I...

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  7. cmason1957 replied to the thread "You Should Sell Your Wine!".

    Selling wine without a license is something that the feds look very poorly on. I wouldn't say anything about it anywhere. And yes, they...

    May 22, 2019 at 4:25 AM
  8. cmason1957 replied to the thread Bottle exploded, why?.

    I had this same thing happen to me, with a strawberry wine from fruit. All other bottles have been fine for about 6 months now, so I...

    May 21, 2019 at 11:09 PM
  9. cmason1957 replied to the thread Post a Meme, any Meme! (no politics).

    Will anyone notice??? (Apologies to anyone from Kansas)

    May 21, 2019 at 4:38 PM
  10. cmason1957 liked ibglowin's post in the thread Post a Meme, any Meme! (no politics).

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    May 21, 2019 at 2:14 PM
  11. cmason1957 replied to the thread Oak aging.

    Yes you can. Midwest Supplies even sells three different types of oak packages that are just this kind of thing, some French, some...

    May 21, 2019 at 2:13 PM
  12. cmason1957 replied to the thread My 1st Go at Wine and RC 212.

    I would add the Fermaid K now. You got fermentation going on.

    May 20, 2019 at 11:14 PM
  13. cmason1957 replied to the thread Yeast starter slurry question.

    Everyone says Skeeter Pee is so acidic. I measured it once and it wasn't that bad, my memory says it was about 3.0. Once I measured that...

    May 20, 2019 at 11:04 PM
  14. cmason1957 replied to the thread Managing MLF.

    I am an after alcohol fermentation is complete and racked of the lees person. It always works for me. That, plus I use the same...

    May 20, 2019 at 12:21 PM
  15. cmason1957 liked skyfire322's post in the thread Post a photo, any photo.

    The lady and I have that one. We're wearing ours tonight ;)

    May 20, 2019 at 3:54 AM