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gingerdawg 12-23-2009 03:52 PM

Has anyone made wine from Midwest's frozen wine grape musts?
 
Has anyone used these frozen vineyard grape musts?
http://www.midwestsupplies.com/produ...x?SubCat=11200
Midwest is close to on my way home from work, so shipping isn't an issue for me.
Will these frozen musts make a better wine than the average kit?
I have looked at the online instructions, and it looks like there is a little more to it than kit wine, but I like to try new things.

jgardner6 12-14-2010 05:57 PM

I'm buy one tomorrow so we'll find out how it goes.

Imawiner2 08-28-2011 03:22 PM

Hi,

I'm new to the forum and was justing wondering if you actually tried this and how it worked for you?

S.

Yooper 08-28-2011 03:24 PM

I did!

I bought two buckets in June 2010. One was a sauvignon blanc, which was 5 gallons of juice, and one was a 5 gallon bucket of pinot noir grapes.

Both came out great! The sauvignon blanc made 5 gallons of wine, while the bucket of grapes made a 3 gallon batch of wine (after pressing, etc).

gingerdawg 08-29-2011 01:03 AM

Yes, we bought a bucket of the 08 Syrah (shiraz) and made about 3.5-4 gallons. We tried them at about 5 months in the bottle, and it was still too young, but good. We put them in the cellar and forgot about them till now. Time to check those bad boys out!!!
It does take a longer aging time than some of the juice kits, but you can make some good wine.


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