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  1. mainshipfred liked Boatboy24's post in the thread New wine bottles for sale + some equipment.

    I just couldn't resist being a smart arse. ;)

    Apr 22, 2019 at 9:09 PM
  2. mainshipfred replied to the thread Stir wine while barrel aging?.

    you really need to have the ability to test. The 1/4 tsp per 6 gallons every 3 months doesn't apply to barrels.

    Apr 22, 2019 at 6:35 PM
  3. mainshipfred liked baron4406's post in the thread 2nd Annual M.A.N.E. Event.

    At those prices I'll be skipping this year lol. I hate having to do the "responsible adult" thing and pay bills. Have fun guys!

    Apr 21, 2019 at 7:46 PM
  4. mainshipfred replied to the thread 2nd Annual M.A.N.E. Event.

    Are they filling up faster than they told me?

    Apr 21, 2019 at 1:46 PM
  5. mainshipfred liked Boatboy24's post in the thread New wine bottles for sale + some equipment.

    I have a strange sense that it might be somewhere near San Diego.

    Apr 21, 2019 at 1:20 PM
  6. mainshipfred liked Boatboy24's post in the thread What R you doing today?.

    Gorgeous day here today. We had a scheduled 2 hour baseball practice that turned into 3 hours. Great weather, an open field and...

    Apr 21, 2019 at 9:54 AM
  7. mainshipfred liked ceeaton's post in the thread 2nd Annual M.A.N.E. Event.

    Just got our reservations. It is to the point they couldn't guarantee the Lakeside Lodge, but she added a note that we'd prefer to stay...

    Apr 21, 2019 at 9:51 AM
  8. mainshipfred replied to the thread Shipping.

    Now this is really stupid but is what it is. With UPS if you create a label and attach it to the package you just drop it off no...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 7:27 PM
  9. mainshipfred replied to the thread Morewine.

    I would too but the small shops around me only carry wine stuff if it is also used for beer.

    Apr 20, 2019 at 7:06 PM
  10. mainshipfred replied to the thread Morewine.

    They still do have a large selection and the top ones are still there.

    Apr 20, 2019 at 7:02 PM
  11. mainshipfred replied to the thread 2019 Grape Season.

    I'm coming next Saturday for my grapes, probably leave early enough to be there when they open. I'll help you load your juice buckets....

    Apr 20, 2019 at 6:46 PM
  12. mainshipfred liked Ajmassa5983's post in the thread 2019 Grape Season.

    This spring will be the 1st harvest season that I will not be making any wine since spring 2016. Just too much happening and life...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 6:43 PM
  13. mainshipfred liked Ajmassa5983's post in the thread Adjust or don’t adjust?.

    Yea man. My entire life I’ve always had to learn the hard way lol. It’s one thing to read advice— but it never truly is committed to...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 6:35 PM
  14. mainshipfred liked Ajmassa5983's post in the thread Adjust or don’t adjust?.

    Nope. Another lesson learned. Was all lined to order a new French 55L for this wine. A couple months after fermentation I wasn’t happy...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 6:35 PM
  15. mainshipfred liked Ajmassa5983's post in the thread Adjust or don’t adjust?.

    Just like @4score said, I don’t think the tartaric integrated on that Tuscan. You could taste it just the way he described. Adjusted...

    Apr 20, 2019 at 6:35 PM