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    Talk about a yeast swap!

    I can't make this stuff up. For those of you interested in swapping out a yeast, this could be something to consider - or not. :HB
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    John Deere

    Did you hear about the girl who ran away with the tractor salesman? She sent her ex a John Deere letter. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .Thank you! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . I'll be here all week!
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    Ads on WMT

    Has anyone else been noticing the ads for '' on WMT lately? I'm convinced I am seeing these ads because I keep reading JSWordy's jokes. I'm being typecast!
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    To celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, John and Mary returned to the same room in the same hotel where they spent their wedding night. As they did that wonderful day 50 years before, they ordered room service and enjoyed it in their room with a nice bottle of wine. As they finished...
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    Say What?!

    BROTHEL SUES LOCAL CHURCH OVER LIGHTNING STRIKE What an interesting turn of events in Mount Vernon, Texas ... Diamond D's brothel began construction on an expansion of their building to increase their ever-growing business. In response, the local Baptist Church started a campaign to...
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    Politically correct

    There's an annual contest at Bond University, Australia, calling for the most appropriate definition of a contemporary term. This year's chosen term was "political correctness". The winning student wrote: "Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and...
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    RJ Spagnols Cru Select BC Meritage

    I began a BC Meritage about a month ago. I am trying to follow the Joeswineprocess with this wine. It came with dried grape skins which I added to the primary and elderberries which I added to secondary. I didn't get much (if any) secondary fermentation from this judging from a lack of...
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    Other Reclaimed Oak Staves

    I was in Sur la Table today and noticed they have oak staves from reclaimed oak barrels, for use on the BBQ. They sell them in 32 oz bundles and each stave I guess to be 8" long and about 1" square. They sell for $14.95 per bundle. They would seem to be a very economical option for all who...
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    Other Williams Brewing Pinot Noir

    As I mentioned in another thread, I am in need of a lighter red wine for friends who prefer such a creature. It would also be nice to have something to have with chicken or salmon, since I am not a fan of whites. I considered several medium grade kits but trusted opinions seem to indicate...
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    Cellar Craft Cellar Craft Premium Wine Kits

    I have seen about every kit from about every manufacturer mentioned and reviewed here except the CC Premium kits. These kits seem like a relative bargain when compared to RJS Cru Select, WE Selection or MM Renaissance kits. Yet, nobody talks about them. Has anyone had any experience with...
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    Cellar Craft Happy Birthday to Me!

    Some birthdays are better than others and this was a good one. Wife got me an All In One Pump. I thought the kids went in with her on that. However, the kids got me a CC Showcase Red Mountain Cab. Makes me happy I allowed them to survive their teen years :fsh Time to make some wine!
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    RJ Spagnols Compare RJS Grand Cru Int'l with CC Sterling

    I am a newbie to the group but have made various wines for a number of years, almost always according to the instructions. I have made several Cellar Craft Sterling kits with the grape skins but not the Grand Cru International. I was wondering if any of you have made both and how they compare...