Keep us posted, I’m definitely interested in your thoughts. Pics too!
Got almost 24 bottles of Fontana Malbec bottled today. Thanks Joe![ATTACH]
Sorry, thought I had posted my information recently. I made a Fontana Merlot:
Added juice and water to 5 gallons
Fpac made with blackberries to...
I added the Fpac after topping the juice up to 5 gallons and my SG was 1.104. I did not need to add any simple syrup to get the SG up, does that...
Thanks Joe, I put it directly into the primary.
When you make a fpac with fruit, do you put it directly in the must or put it in a strainer bag?
Going to start a Fontana Merlot tomorrow. Planning on a 1lb blackberry FPac in the primary. Would you add Zante Currants to that as well? It...
Walmart has them online.
Bad lighting and dark bottles. It's got good color.
Got my first batch bottled today. Pretty good so far. [ATTACH][ATTACH]
The price has been jumping around quite a bit the last month as I've watched it. Depends on whether Amazon has them in stock or you have to get...
I grabbed my bucket lid opening tool last time and they came right off. It just happened to be handy, but made the job easy.
My first Fontana and my second wine kit. Thanks for the great thread.
I started a Fontana Malbec last night. I reduced to 5 gallons, added a cup of zante currants and oak chips, a tablespoon of tannin, pitched...
Just north of San Antonio, but I'm a newb myself.
I'm new to wine making as well. Any suggestions for early drinking kits if we are really red wine drinkers? I know most reds kits need to be aged.
Thanks for the clarification.
I thought I read somewhere in the thread you add tannins in primary and secondary?
OK, racked from primary tonight, but now I'm confused about a couple of additions in the secondary.
I think the original recipe says to add the...
Thanks Joe, will do. Still a newb at this so I appreciate the help.
Wow, took a week, but I read the whole DB thread. I've got several versions to try now.
Reporting in on my first triple berry batch, day 6 and...
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