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      Make sure you are looking at Vintner's HARVEST (VH) and not Vintner's BEST (VB) - They are VERY different and to me VB has two strikes -...
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      Scooter68 replied to the thread Ph Black Raspberry Must.
      If his wine is giving a reading of 4.1 during fermentation - it definitely is not acidic enough, but; adding acid during fermentation is...
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      Scooter68 replied to the thread TA and pH for blackberry must.
      I would not make any adjustment to the pH. At 3.3 you are at the low end of the pH range most folks like for fruit wines*, but not...
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      Scooter68 replied to the thread Ph Black Raspberry Must.
      Lessons to be learned out of this: 1) ALWAYS measure pH before adding any acid to ANY wine must. 2) Adjust and get stable reading of pH...
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      Scooter68 replied to the thread Reusing Screw Top Bottles.
      Buy good quality corks and leaking or rotting is not an issue. Removing that sleeve - no thanks adding one more hazard to the process...
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      Scooter68 replied to the thread Reusing Screw Top Bottles.
      I'd NEVER try to cork a screw top bottle unless you don't care if you lose that wine. As to screw tops re-sealling - meh. For a...
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      Scooter68 replied to the thread Cherry Wine.
      Key point to remember with any recipe is to start high. Far easier to deal with a 1 gallon batch the is actually 12 - 20 oz more than a...
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      To me It comes down to - Now - It's a hobby and if you quit so you have a little equipment to sell off perhaps. Then - It's work and...
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      Scooter68 replied to the thread Making wine without chemicals..
      This same question repeats on here about every 6-12 months and the debate never ends. I think one thing that is forgotten is that the...
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      Scooter68 reacted to cmason1957's post in the thread Making wine without chemicals. with Like Like.
      Comments, you cannot make wine without sulphite in it, it is a by-product of the fermentation process, in addition sulphur has been used...
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      Scooter68 replied to the thread Peach Wine.
      Having had a bad experience with unripe store bought peaches, I only use peaches from a local orchard and I ask for their overripe and...
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      Scooter68 replied to the thread No water wine berry amounts.
      Knowing how much of a given fruit it takes to get a gallon of juice is really just a part of the answer you need. Rice_Guy gave you on...
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      There seems to be a persistent idea that you can make wine without chemicals or any real knowledge of chemistry "The way it has been...
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