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    Very disappointing taste red grape wine

    Hi everyone, Your input really means a lot to me. I just need some clarification. I have batches that finally survived to 1.000 after a very long journey of cooking up and errors. I racked both into new carboys which eventually ended up with big spaces on the top. The whole story here. I...
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    Oxygen Uptake - Interesting article

    http://sdaws.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Oxygen-Updake-in-Wine.pdf
  3. S

    Brewing bottle vs Brewing bucket

    I currently have an issue with to few (empty) bottles and some wines which have to be made. I do have two 20L buckets, but i have always thought buckets were less good, as there is more space for air/oxygen, which is bad for the wine. Will it greatly affect the wine (negatively) or can I use...
  4. M

    Carboy Trouble

    Hi, If I am fermenting only 4 gallons of wine in a 5 gallon carboy, will the unoccupied space in the carboy cause a problem during fermentation? I am assuming the unoccupied space is actually occupied by air. So is that going to ruin the wine? Help. Thanks.
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