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Yes, I'm posting in the beginners forum. Because, apparently, I am just a beginner. Not to speak ill of any beginners. You are all awesome. Keep on making wine and asking questions.

Just don't do what I did.

Three months ago, in my rush to bottle, I forgot to add the sorbate to my sweet red wine. Last weekend I had to uncork 720 bottles of wine and dump it back into the tank.

:slp
 

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Yes, I'm posting in the beginners forum. Because, apparently, I am just a beginner. Not to speak ill of any beginners. You are all awesome. Keep on making wine and asking questions.

Just don't do what I did.

Three months ago, in my rush to bottle, I forgot to add the sorbate to my sweet red wine. Last weekend I had to uncork 720 bottles of wine and dump it back into the tank.

:slp
Oh, man. I'm sorry! Wish I lived close enough to drop in and help!
 

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I liked your post, not because I "like" your predicament, but just in solidarity. 720 bottles -- that sux! On the plus side, at least you remembered! That says something!
 

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I have made 2 wines that I sorbated twice. I had it documented and overlooked the entry in my records. Now I circle the entry in my records. So far I haven't neglected to sorbate a sweet wine.
 

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We have all had bottle bombs. Ours was a Peach that was in the wine rack built into Dining Room Hutch. Blew over furniture & huge puddle on oak floor. Roy
 

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Lol, so this explains the FB post!
 

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Yes, I'm posting in the beginners forum. Because, apparently, I am just a beginner. Not to speak ill of any beginners. You are all awesome. Keep on making wine and asking questions.

Just don't do what I did.

Three months ago, in my rush to bottle, I forgot to add the sorbate to my sweet red wine. Last weekend I had to uncork 720 bottles of wine and dump it back into the tank.

:slp
How did you realize you didn't add sorbate? and especially since it was 3 months ago?
 

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As my Norwegian grandfather would say Uff-Da. I guess we all learn by mistake and hopefully by others mistakes too.
 

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