Miracle Wine Kit?

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  1. Sep 9, 2019 at 8:43 PM #1

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    I was browsing Amazon and found some really cheap wine kits call "Miracle Wine". I'm talking $40 for a 6 gallon kit.

    Right off the bat, I see a problem because it's a 2L extract kit. Seems crazy to be able to make 6 gallons from 2 Liters. I looked up the seller and it seems to be a company in Canada called The Wine Place in Montreal. Based on the Google reviews, they seem to be a decent company.

    I tried to call them to get more info on this kit, but got voicemail.

    I guess my question is, does anyone think it'll be anywhere decent, or would I be throwing money down the drain?

    It just seems to good to be true... At least for anything half decent.

    BTW, they say the extract is made with "ThermoFlash Vacuum Extraction" Whatever the heck that is.
     
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    Saw the same thing. I thought I read on the instructions that you have to add sugar to it.
     
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    2 liters? Does that come as a solid? ;)
    Looks like it is 2 kilos of sugar if you make 15 bottles. 4 kilos if you make 30. Same kit otherwise. They just show different fermentors. At that price it might make a decent concentrate for adding to other kits.

    https://www.purewineplace.com/en/91-miracle-wine
     
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    I didn't know.. I just went to their website and it says to add 4kg of sugar. What's that about 8.8 lb? I wonder if it's because they pulled sugar out of the extract or if the kit is really for 3 gallons, but selling it as a 6 gallon kit...
     
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    It's so cheap, and having never made wine before, I might try the Sauvignon Blanc.. I wish I could find a couple of review from people that had made wine before....
     
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    Even a 3 gallon kit will be thin if you have to add that much sugar. When you concentrate you only pull water out.
     
  7. Sep 10, 2019 at 3:32 AM #7

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    Price was to good to pass up as a test kit.

    I am thinking I might make just 5 gallons vs the 6 they say it could make....
     
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    I'm thinking it would be a good place to start if you like MD 20/20
     
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    Bwahahahaha.. but I'm pretty sure that's a malt beverage. It's been 20+ years since I've had some.

    BTW, I spoke with a woman from the Wine Place about this miracle wine. She says ABV will be about 11.5-12%. Said to make all 6 gallons as the directions state because it was an excellent table wine. She said they sold a lot of it from their b&m location. I guess I'll find out soon enough.
     
  10. Sep 11, 2019 at 12:08 AM #10

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    Really... Busting on the MD. That's just disgraceful.
    :)
     
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