3 gallon of wine racked into 5 gallon carboy

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tumbleinn

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Can move 3 gallons of wine from the primary fermenter and rack it into a 5 gallon carboy and be ok or do i need a 3 gallon carboy
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It'll fit, obviously, but I wouldn't leave it there long. Oxidation could easily be an issue, if most of the fermenting is over.
 

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Not a good plan. You need to eliminate all the headspace up to the neck in the carboy. It wouldn’t take long for the wine to spoil.
 
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