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  1. M

    Noob trying for 1st time – have some questions

    I am not sure if this is going to be my hobby (probably not). But still I want to make a 1 gallon batch and see how it goes. As far as possible, I want to be using everything at home, so no hydrometer and stuff. After reading here & different sites, here are my (extremely) detailed steps and...
  2. V

    Backsweetening Strawberry Wine

    So this is my first batch, and I am learning as I go. I’ve already added potassium metabisulphite, potassium sorbate, kielsol, and chitosan. Starting SG was 1.05 ending was 0.995 I’ve been tasting my wine as I go, and it just seems very vinegary to me. I just took a sample and backsweetened...
  3. WINEBAYOU

    Wine Kit Wizard

    I'm new to the forum and I've been doing a lot of reading in the various threads. I've found some good information and some entertaining conversations going on. A friend introduced me to the concept kit wine making about 3 years ago. Since then I've done over 600 of them. What started as a...
  4. Amosmagilicuty

    New to group and to wine making. HELP !! :)

    Hello! I am a new member as well as new at wine making ( I am planning my first batch now ). I live in Michigan, and right now it is not the warmest (30 degrees and snow to be exact! LOL!). I am trying to find a location to make my wine. The back half of my house is cool (average temp is...
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