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  1. T

    Racking Wine?

    Can you store your wine in mason jars or does that not give a good enough seal?
  2. Dom Lausic

    Racking From Large Fermenter

    Hope everyone is excited for the new harvest! And that your winemaking plans well underway! I wanted to ask how everyone drains their wine from their large fermenters (5 gal buckets don't count...). I have a 200L drum i ferment it, and have used a racking cane to siphon in the past. But...
  3. Dom Lausic

    MLF for Pinot Noir

    Good morning all, Just racked my Pinot Noir from primary Sunday night, and I'm getting ready for MLF, but had a couple of questions. I crushed 12 cases of PN to get 110L of wine. I inoculated the must with Lalvin RC212 yeast and added pectic enzymes for colour. When I was racking from...
  4. C

    Pomegranate Progress

    Day - 14 [following restart. See posts regarding Pom Problems] Racked from primary fermenter into 5-Gal carboy SG - 1.037 pH - 3.36 TA - 1% T - 74(F) Subjective: sweet (expected), no bad odors/taste, strong pink color(not red) The wine is fermenting nicely. Activity picked up a...
  5. Becks the Elder

    Racking.

    Hi everyone, I have now managed to get my elderberry wine through its primary fermentation. I racked into six 1 Imp. Gallon demijohns on Friday morning. While reading about the next stage for the batch I read that the wine should only sit upon the 'gross lees' for a few days to avoid...
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