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Old 10-14-2009, 06:13 PM   #1
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Default why add raisins to a batch of pear wine?

Why do most pear wine recipes call for raisins? Do they just add sweetness? Should one omit the raisins if they are shooting for a dryer wine? Thanks

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Old 10-14-2009, 06:24 PM   #2
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they add tannins and extra nutrients for the yeast to munch on.

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