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  1. cmason1957 replied to the thread Destemming : send your photos!.

    You might get some of the folks from the Southern side of the world to help you out with pictures, in the Nothern Hemisphere we harvest...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 8:50 PM
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  4. cmason1957 replied to the thread Grape Skins and Final ABV.

    I've always just waited for a day a two with the skins in before I measure my starting sg to let any sugars from them come out.

    Jan 22, 2019 at 4:28 AM
  5. cmason1957 liked jgmann67's post in the thread Other peoples wines.

    We needed a hearty wine to go with the NY strip steaks yesterday. I had the urge to pop this one: [ATTACH] Only decanted for a half...

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  6. cmason1957 replied to the thread How Painful Will It Be?.

    Speaking from experience, 200-300 lbs can be done fairly easily with no equipment. At least once, until your wife says if you ever try...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 4:38 AM
  7. cmason1957 replied to the thread Can I blend kit wine and juice bucket wine?.

    If you did a. Mlf on the juice bucket and added potassium sorbate to the wine kit, you probably don't want to mix. However, if you did...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 1:05 AM
  8. cmason1957 replied to the thread Need a primer on acids and tannin.

    Yep, I type for a living so I type fast. I read over both and chuckled that we both pointed at the same place and suggested almost the...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 12:00 AM
  9. cmason1957 liked Johnd's post in the thread Need a primer on acids and tannin.

    Looks like you were a little quicker on the "Reply" button..............though the info seems to be pretty much on the same track!!!

    Jan 18, 2019 at 11:56 PM
  10. cmason1957 liked Johnd's post in the thread Need a primer on acids and tannin.

    Joe: Acid adjustments, in theory, are pretty simple, adjusting your acid up or down to achieve proper balance. In practice, it becomes...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 4:20 PM
  11. cmason1957 replied to the thread Need a primer on acids and tannin.

    This is my go to place to look for information, you will probably have to read several of them to find what you are looking for. The...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 4:16 PM
  12. cmason1957 replied to the thread WineXpert Selection Amarone w/Skins Extended Maceration.

    Two things to remember with the tannin additions, 1)they clump, I add mine to about a cup of water, let sit for 15-20 minutes, then stir...

    Jan 18, 2019 at 12:03 AM