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Old 10-14-2012, 03:51 PM   #1
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Has anyone done welchs grape juice with wine yeast. If so how did it come out

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Old 10-14-2012, 06:31 PM   #2
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1) yes: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f79/welc...ce-wine-21093/

2) it''s no Merlot but for store-bough grape juice it's pretty good. I make the same thing with grape juice concentrate: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f79/gene...e-wine-287818/

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Old 10-15-2012, 04:50 PM   #3
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Old Orchard Pomegranate/Blueberry frozen concentrate makes a really good wine.

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Old 10-15-2012, 05:08 PM   #4
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Ask Yellowtail... they do something similar to this.

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Old 10-16-2012, 02:01 PM   #5
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A lot of wineries source the same Welch's Concord juice to make their wine, so yes you can make a nice wine with it. But uf you can find some concord grapes toss some of those in too. I make concord wine from juice each year. Is a nice table wine plus I love to blend with it sometimes. Personally, I think if you are making wine you shoyld use wine yeast..better outcome in majority of cases.

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Old 10-16-2012, 07:29 PM   #6
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I made my first ever wine in a welches bottle with a balloon airlock and bread yeast and to me it was awesome.

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Old 10-16-2012, 09:16 PM   #7
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Thanks for the info. I used lalvin 71b-1122 so i should be good.

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Old 10-17-2012, 03:08 AM   #8
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I actually started this a few weeks ago using the same yeast. It smells amazing and I can't wait to actually get to drink some. I make 3 gallons and I though about breaking it out into 3 gallon jugs and oaking one of them and doing something else to one and then Comparing the 3 to see which I liked better.

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Old 10-20-2012, 12:48 AM   #9
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I've made a half dozen batches of Welch's Red wine, it's not bad and easy to do. I always use Montrachet and my most recent was oaked with great results. I'll be opening a bottle tomorrow night at a wine tasting party I'm hosting, it probably won't compare well to a Bordeaux or a Pinot Noir but it should impress some of my friends.

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Old 10-20-2012, 12:52 AM   #10
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Let me know how it taste. How long has it aged in bottles?

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