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  1. Rusty Nesmith


    Well I started today. I cleaned and sanitized everything. Followed all of the steps for day one. It was a 10L kit. I read the post here about making cheap wine better and also watched YouTube videos on it. I filled it up to five gallons and checked it with the hydrometer and it was 1200. That...
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    Primary fermenter: Fizzing but not foamy after 72 hours?

    Hello. First timer here. I am using the wine eclipse kit with grape skins. 6 gallons in 8 gallon plastic bucket with lid and airlock from Master Vinter. I see mixed advice for covered v. uncovered but decided to airlock it for my first go. Followed directions to a T I believe. Pitched the...
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    Elderflower wine help!

    hi! I’m trying to make a batch of elderflower wine (completely new to this!) following the process below. My wine’s currently fermenting in a wine bucket and it still seems fizzy, it’s been in there for 3 weeks. Should I take it out and bottle it now? Can I bottle it in a flip top bottle...