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    My 2nd Go at Winemaking...

    My first attempt winemaking is not over yet and I have already decided to do it again! Mainly because I consider my first go around a success, even though I have not bottled that batch yet. The Malbec kit tastes great already and can only improve from here on out. I owe all of my perceived...
  2. ringmany

    New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Atmosphere or Eclipse?

    Hi everyone, I'm looking to make a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. The 2 main kits I'm looking towards are: Eclipse New Zealand Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc £120 Atmosphere - Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand £75 I've been reading mixed reviews of the two. I was wondering which kit you believe is the...
  3. ringmany

    Showcase or International kits & suggestions?

    Hi everyone, Been brewing wine for little over a year, variety of kits, usually Kenridge classic, California Connoisseur, Beaverdale etc. Now I'm looking at the premium stuff such as: Kenridge Showcase Eclipse Selection I'm wondering if you have any suggestions for one of the kits or a...
  4. Monty Knapp

    WineXpert Deviating from kit instructions

    I'm getting ready to start a new kit (6 gallon). WineXpert Eclipse Shiraz, Barbarossa Valley, Australia. I'm thinking about deviating from the instructions a little. I came across an article named "Extended Instructions for Making Wine From Kits". These instructions take a 28 day kit and stretch...