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    Blocked from Jack Keller

    All the computers I try to access the Jack Keller website say that the IP address is blocked. Does anyone know whats going on?
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    Wax Over Corks

    Does anyone put wax over there corks when they bottle? I have noticed some commercial wineries do it along with some old guys who bottle wine.
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    My First Label Also

    Hi Everyone - This is my first label, The wine is from white Niagara grapes and its so good. What does everyone think? Its nothing special, just a simple photo but I think its cool. I stole the photo from one of the members on the site, hope no one cares. Is there any special paper which...
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    Strawberry Champagne

    I've been thinking about this for a while. Basically I wanted to know if anyone has made champagne from fruit wines. I talked to a guy who made it from regular white grape wine using the riddling method but I wanted to see if anyone has done it and how it tasted. Any thoughts ideas would also be...
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    Milk Jugs

    Does anyone know if milk jugs are food grade plastic? Can they be used for storing wine?
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    Wine Barrels

    Hi Everyone, Does anyone have experience using wine barrels? I have 3 which I am reconditioning (Shaving and re-toasting) One is 3 years old the others 10. Now I Know both (esp the 10yr) will impart very little flavor to the wine, but will allow for micro-oxidation which is good for wine. I am...
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    Primary to Press

    Hi All - I have just completed the primary fermentation of some Zinfandel grapes (Hydrometer reads 1.00). I am about to press out the must but the mixture is extremely pulpy (Also, the cap still rises and the juice is still a little sticky is this normal?). Once I press the skins, am I suppose...
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    Fortissimo Wine

    Hello All, I've had a lot of questions recently, but hopefully someone will know the answer to this one as well. Has anyone heard of Fortissimo Wine, and what grapes comprise this wine? From my understanding its a type of wine like syrah, cabernet etc but I have never heard of it until now...
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    Sodium vs Potassium Metabisulfite

    Hi All, what is the difference between potassium and Sodium meta? If nothing, How much Potassium = Sodium meta I have a recipe that calls for 3.1 grams of Potassium, What is that in sodium Meta? Thanks in advance!
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    Old Tymer wine

    Hello Everyone, Now I know that today wine is made by adding yeast and extreme sanitation to say in the simplest form, but when I talk to all of the old time Italians, and from what I remember when I was a kid, the wine they made contained no added yeast but instead tons of sugar. Now these...
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    Old Tymer wine

    Hello Everyone, Now I know that today wine is made by adding yeast and extreme sanitation to say in the simplest form, but when I talk to all of the old time Italians, and from what I remember when I was a kid, the wine they made contained no added yeast but instead tons of sugar. Now these...
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    Old Tymer wine

    Hello Everyone, Now I know that today wine is made by adding yeast and extreme sanitation to say in the simplest form, but when I talk to all of the old time Italians, and from what I remember when I was a kid, the wine they made contained no added yeast but instead tons of sugar. Now these...
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