Hello to all! I finally took the plunge today and started my 1st batch of wine. Trying to ease my way in, I opted to go the pre pressed juice route to get my feet wet. We'll see how it goes. It seems to be as fun to make as to drink so far!
Welcome here, so what exactly did you get?
I'm also in NJ. Where about are you? Where did you get this juice? The "kit" came with all that equipment of is what the sales guy said to buy? I hope you bought some chemicals like Potassium Metabisulfite and Sorbate and some kind of clearing agent. If this was a all juice bucket it will take at least 6 months to bottle min...
Something is astray here. You bought 6 gallons of juice and only a 5 gallon carboy? A Merlot needs about the same time as a Cabernet!