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  1. mainshipfred replied to the thread What R you doing today?.

    Is it Chilean?

    Feb 16, 2019 at 5:59 PM
  2. mainshipfred liked Boatboy24's post in the thread What R you doing today?.

    Got some motivation and did some long-overdue tidying up in the winery, then bottled the 2017 Malbec (first of the 2017's to get into...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 5:59 PM
  3. mainshipfred replied to the thread What R you doing today?.

    Mine is already printed

    Feb 16, 2019 at 5:52 PM
  4. mainshipfred liked Boatboy24's post in the thread What R you doing today?.

    Thanks Mike! @mainshipfred gave me the CA one. I'll print this up and add it to the decor.

    Feb 16, 2019 at 5:51 PM
  5. mainshipfred liked ibglowin's post in the thread What R you doing today?.

    You should have one of these for your wall as well! [IMG]

    Feb 16, 2019 at 4:11 PM
  6. mainshipfred replied to the thread What R you doing today?.

    Made the decision to dump my second wine. It's a Syrah/Zin juice bucket blend from 2017. Made too many rookie mistakes. Used acid blend...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 2:48 PM
  7. mainshipfred replied to the thread 6 Gallon Vadai Barrel - Neutral.

    Oh no, not at all your offer is truly generous. Besides I'm now only one short so I'll be placing the order Monday. Just going to add...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 2:28 PM
  8. mainshipfred liked Boatboy24's post in the thread Other peoples wines.

    That one is loosely modeled after "The Prisoner". It's 41/27/14/18. Zin/Cab/Petite Sirah/Syrah. Big and bold for sure - I'm trying to...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 1:48 PM
  9. mainshipfred replied to the thread 6 Gallon Vadai Barrel - Neutral.

    Team player all the way, very nice offer John. Someone is going to be very appreciative.

    Feb 16, 2019 at 1:42 PM
  10. mainshipfred liked Johnd's post in the thread 6 Gallon Vadai Barrel - Neutral.

    As part of my planned consolidation of winemaking activities, I’ve been weaning off of my smaller barrels in favor of getting one large...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 1:36 PM
  11. mainshipfred liked TikiWine's post in the thread Primary fermentation start?.

    Crisis averted...for now...checked this morning temp at 80 and fizzing like crazy. Thanks everyone . The must reaches up like 10...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 1:31 PM
  12. mainshipfred liked jgmann67's post in the thread Other peoples wines.

    It was a Ribeye on the Grill for dinner last night. I saw Jim’s 2016 Unchained in the wine closet and, well... couldn’t help myself....

    Feb 16, 2019 at 1:31 PM
  13. mainshipfred liked J Rose's post in the thread Wine Making Setup.. Let's see it!.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] So, I convinced the wife that a winery would...

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  14. mainshipfred replied to the thread Primary fermentation start?.

    I think we were under the assumption the floating oak was a cap. Sorry I didn't see the earlier post on the yeast. AJ is correct about...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 8:39 PM
  15. mainshipfred replied to the thread Primary fermentation start?.

    As long as the temperature of the hydrated yeast was within 10* or a little higher you should be fine. Plus with the fizzing and the...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 6:44 PM