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    Muscadine varieties for wine

    That's true...........I always have to add sugar. Content is usually around Sp. Gr. of 1.05 and I raise it up to 1.090 to get alcohol content where it needs to be. I add some ingredients to it to bring our the red color and also on whites I add another ingredient to it to help bring our to...
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    Cold crash and sterile filter to stop fermentation

    I usually save about 4 cups of the dry wine and then use that to make a syrup with sugar to back sweeten with............
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    Hi From Nova Scotia

    Welcome.................
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    Question on AIO pump and racking

    Use the splash rack cane. It get the C02 out of the wine................
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    Muscadines: which deficiency

    I thought that all muscadines liked full sunlight???????????????
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    Bottled my first batch

    That's the way with me.........they don't last long enough to go bad......................
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    Bottled my first batch

    Looks like some of your corks did not go in too well. Needs to be flush or just below the top of the bottle.
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    Muscadines: which deficiency

    Yes you are right..........We live in an area where the soils are sandy and I have no problems..............
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    I need a little help with muscadine wine

    But if they are the red type, just crush them and at to your container. They need to ferment on the skins so that they will get to color from the skins. I ferment all my muscadines on the skins even the white ones. I add red rouge powder to the red ones to extract more color. The pH on all...
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    I need a little help with muscadine wine

    Sounds like a winner..................
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    Muscadines: which deficiency

    That sounds great...................
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    Greetings from Central California

    Welcome...........................
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    I need a little help with muscadine wine

    I did at first but now I know about how much muscadine syrup to add to get the sweetness I like. Usually about 1 and half cups per gallon or maybe a little less. Usually about 3 cups to a 3 gallon container. Just play with it and see what you like. But remember to take 2 cups of the dry...
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    Muscadines: which deficiency

    That's what I figured...................................
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    I need a little help with muscadine wine

    Sounds good to me......................
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