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  1. KCCam

    What to do with a “rescued” Innis & Gunn Barrel?

    I found this Innis & Gunn oak barrel beside a garbage dumpster behind a storage unit operation. One of the steel straps is twisted and deformed. I’ve never aged wine in a barrel. Should I repair this and use it? Or cut it up and use it to oak my wine? Or is it maybe really trash?
  2. ringmany

    How can I improve my Cellar Craft Amarone Wine?

    Hi everyone, I've managed to acquire a Cellar Craft Amarone wine kit. This includes grape skins too. As this is going to be my most expensive and best quality kit yet, I'm looking to improve it as much as possible. I'm planning on fermenting as normal in my fermentor. Then I've got a friend...