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  1. Boozehag

    Hello from NZ

    Hey Dan i havent caught up with St Allie for a while but will look her up and mention you asked after her....oh and what is skittle wine???? Glad to hear everyone is enjoying their winemaking, i doubt ill ever give it up, it gives great pride to say I made it and a huge sense of achievement...
  2. Boozehag

    Hello from NZ

    Hey guys and gals, big :hug for those i know, its been a while since I've been on here. Life has taken a whole new direction in general, I've changed careers and had all sorts going on with kids leaving home etc etc. As for my winemaking its slowed down a bit as I have learnt that I should...
  3. Boozehag

    Grape wine experiment

    Well youre all going to slap me, I didnt take a hydrometer reading at the beginning, couldnt get enough of a sample and was too lazy to filter some off (was late at night!:re Anyway so far it looks great and is fermenting well, its definitely a red although not terribly dark, apparently half...
  4. Boozehag

    Grape wine experiment

    Great stuff, thanks all of you for your help! I have saved that link Wade for conversions, much needed i think!!! ;-) Going to give the grape wine a go from today. Our feijoa trees are producing massive amounts of fruit so there will be an abundance of feijoa wine happening in this part of...
  5. Boozehag

    Grape wine experiment

    Duhhhh Im not good with these measurement things, I did mean 5 litres or the 1 gallon jar, it took me ages to find a receipe that would say how many kilos to use for what as most were in litres or ounces etc and as you can see maths is not my fortay. i did realsie i could only get about 6...
  6. Boozehag

    Grape wine experiment

    Well had to try it sometime, making a wine from actual grapes. I usually make fruit wines like feijoa or blueberry but someone gave me 8kg of grapes to play with. I know NOTHING about making grape wine, from what I have read on here, its a little more complex than other fruits so any help and...
  7. Boozehag

    Missing friends where are they

    Update - Allie isnt able to log in at present, her tweeneagers have used up all her broadband so she will back as soon as thats sorted! Yay!!!!:bt
  8. Boozehag

    Did I ruin my wine?

    I had that happen once, cat knocked it off and it was actually fine!
  9. Boozehag

    My Newest Labels

    I like the second one better myself. Very cool labels, do you paint them yourself?
  10. Boozehag

    Missing friends where are they

    St llie is probably away on her island where she doesnt have internet! Thats where she usually is at Christmas time!
  11. Boozehag

    Sparkling fruit wine

    How do you put it on tap Wade? Im presuming you mean in a keg? Would no idea where to start with finding something suitable to put it into???
  12. Boozehag

    Sparkling fruit wine

    One of my New Years resolutions is to try new things and first up on the list is sparkling wine. I plan to make an apple base for this and add an fpack at the end of a strawberry base so it turns out something like Lindauer Fraise which has a strawberry flavour as thats my fav wine in a...
  13. Boozehag

    Show Us Your Pets

    Why thank you!
  14. Boozehag

    Show Us Your Pets

    My photo of my cat Pablo with his heart shaped spot must be on my other computer so Ill hunt that down.....but heres my painting I did of him called 'Mousecatcher' Hes named after Pablo Picasso because of my obvious art career, but surprising enough he actually takes a huge interest in my art...
  15. Boozehag

    Fav wines anyone?

    Hahah thats funny, gag reflex! How true though, you do have to think about that sort of thing at times dont you! Regardless if its wine, baking, dinner or whatever, how clean is that person, did they use quality ingredients or scrimp and save etc etc!?!? Its important to me to use good quality...
  16. Boozehag

    Been missing

    ohhhhh cute! Glad to hear you are so compassionate Wade!!:br
  17. Boozehag

    Fav wines anyone?

    Im sitting here enjoying a blackcurrant wine I made and checking out the wine racks i have full in this room Im in. I can see a couple wines I found hideous but generally most of my wines now seem to be the same thing. I had also been to a party on the weekend where they loved the wine I took...
  18. Boozehag

    Still Here

    Ohhhh yuo have been waiting for me to post havent you Troy! Well im back and you can come back now too! Love to hear how youre doing mwah xxx!:i
  19. Boozehag

    Hey you missing me??????

    Thanks Dan, Ill save it for next time! I suppose most of you lot are asleep!
  20. Boozehag

    Hey you missing me??????

    Gees tried to find the chat room and couldnt....next time? Unless youre still there....point me in the right direction
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