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    Why wont my white wine ferment?

    I got home last nite, and couldnt take it anymore. Wine was clearing again and there was that ole cake, yeast,pulp, building in the bottom of the carboy, NO ACTION. I gave the red wine must a good stir and pulled out about 2 cupfuls of hulls and juice. I didnt wanna get to much because i...
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    Red muscadine wine ques..

    Thanks for the reply muscadine. I'm gonna keep right on going the same as always. I do appreciate you guys taking time out to give me some encouragement. I will be posting other threads im sure,lol. skip in ar.
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    Red muscadine wine ques..

    Thanks darkstar, i guess his method would be easier to extract juice for samples, other than that im not sure. I guess i started 2nd guessing myself since im having trouble with my white. thanks for the reply.skip in ar...
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    Red muscadine wine ques..

    I've been making "red muscadine wine" for about 5 years. Ive always let the juice, hulls, seeds, ferment together for about 3 to 5 days until i get a s.g. of about 1.030 in a open primary, then press to 2ndary. I was recently told this was all wrong, this will make a bitter wine! I should...
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    Why wont my white wine ferment?

    I'm making a white wine from bronze muscadines. The juice and ingredients are in the carboy and will not ferment, no action at all. This has been going on about a week." S.G.1.086","Pot Alc 11.5", "T.A.7.0", and hasnt changed at all. The wine is clearing up from no agitation, and sediments in...
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