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    Help!! Are my vines done?

    So I am a backyard rookie grape grower. I ordered 4 grape plants and they arrived a number of weeks ago. In the directions it said if not planting right away open bags. Grape plants were in storage room with no light, but vines started to grow over a number of weeks. Decided to plant them...
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    Vineco 60hrs and no activity from airlock? Concerning?

    So I went home last night and checked on my wine. Opened the lid and it was fizzing a lot, so took a reading with the Hydrometer and it has dropped from 1.092 to 1.076. Also after putting the lid back on the airlock has been going crazy go figure. Thanks for the help.
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    Wine has been sitting for almost 60hrs no activity on Airlock??

    So I went home last night and checked on my wine. Opened the lid and it was fizzing a lot, so took a reading with the Hydrometer and it has dropped from 1.092 to 1.076. Also after putting the lid back on the airlock has been going crazy go figure. Thanks for the help.
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    Wine has been sitting for almost 60hrs no activity on Airlock??

    Yes bucket lid!!! I will check this evening with hydrometer to see where its at.
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    Vineco 60hrs and no activity from airlock? Concerning?

    I put my wine down on Sunday Feb 17th in the afternoon, but there has been no activity with the air lock after 60hrs should I be concerned? Everything seems tight and just replaced the airlock today thinking it could have been an issue. The temp of the room is about 73F and have done multiple...
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    Wine has been sitting for almost 60hrs no activity on Airlock??

    To be honest, don't know how old yeast was and will need to check when I get home. No I have never hydrated my yeast.
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    Wine has been sitting for almost 60hrs no activity on Airlock??

    I put my wine down on Sunday Feb 17th in the afternoon, but there has been no activity with the air lock after 60hrs should I be concerned? Everything seems tight and just replaced the airlock today thinking it could have been an issue. The temp of the room is about 73F and have done multiple...
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    Beginner needs some advice (Few Questions)

    So leaving the Wine in the secondary for a number of months causes no issues? I assume as long as the temp is correct.
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    Beginner needs some advice (Few Questions)

    Yes both methods did degas wine, so I guess I know the answer.
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    Beginner needs some advice (Few Questions)

    So this is my first time using wine kits as I have always done all grain beer kits. My favorite Mother in law likes wine, so that's how I got here. So I have done a Riesling and a Merlot. I have a few questions: This degassing get's me all worked up as I feel like I am not doing it...
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