The one thing I always forget...

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  1. Sep 13, 2019 #1

    pgentile

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    Every harvest I'm pretty good at planning somewhat ahead and having everything needed. Except distilled water. End up using plain old tap water. Very rarely have distilled water on hand when something calls for it. 5+ years of wine making with several batches both each fall and spring harvest I have maybe had distilled water for two or three batches at best.

    But it doesn't seem to affect processes and wine. And yet it kills me when instructions on products call for it and once again I don't have it.
     
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    I assume you are talking about hydrating additives, I know you don't use kits. I normally have a gallon or 2 on hand which is always enough. But I wish I could say the same about other ingredients I'm always short on something.
     
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    I have RO water. 17 - 20 ppm so close enough. I always have jugs on hand but go to the sink for small quantities. Great for coffee and tea also.
     
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    I use spring water for most everything. Distilled for rinsing the pH meter.
     
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    Hey, that water ("woorder") was good enough to get me through my formative years, so it should be good enough for your wine! :) :D
     
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