Originally Posted by tCan
I think I'm going to get myself some boileezers and use them from now on in the secondary vessel to provide a nucleation site for the CO2. I noticed adding campden helps a lot, until it dissolves which is only a few minutes.
I do not think boileezers are safe for wine. They are made from aluminum oxide and cannot handle the acidity of wine.
Also, not sure what your temp is, but a cool liquid retains dissolved CO2. Warm it up to 75F and you should see some offgassing. Stirring helps, as does bulk aging.