Last Activity:09-26-2012 1:30 PM
Posted in thread: Discount Corks on 08-16-2012 at 10:43 PM
Can anyone direct me to a source for discount corks? I need about 10000 right now of a quality
that I can age up from 3-5 years. I am open to synthetic but may not be in my budget.All help
Posted in thread: Merlot Oaking Suggestions on 03-03-2012 at 05:55 PM
I made 30 gals of Merlot in October. It has been aging in glass to date. I am beginning to
think about oak aging to add some body to the wine.Does anyone have any recommendations for an
oak cube or st...
Posted in thread: 55 Gal. Barrel Help?!?! on 03-02-2012 at 01:29 PM
Yes, these are plastic "food grade" 55 gal barrels originally used for red wine vinegar.
Posted in thread: 55 Gal. Barrel Help?!?! on 03-02-2012 at 12:32 PM
I have been offered three 55 Gal blue barrels for $15 each.They once had red wine vinegar in
them and have a slight smell.The price is great. Is there any way to remove the remaining smell
Posted in thread: Buon Vino Super Jet Wine Filter ???? on 12-26-2011 at 02:58 PM
I just bought a Buon Vino Super Jet Wine Filter mainly to move wine from one vessel to the next
with a course filter.I have a Enolmatic Inline Filter that I will use as a secondary to clarify
Posted in thread: Merlot Fermentation Stopped on 10-12-2011 at 11:00 PM
False Alarm. Just checked the SG and it is 0.992.OG was 1.114.It just fermented way faster than
I expected (10 days).
Posted in thread: Merlot Fermentation Stopped on 10-12-2011 at 08:51 PM
I have four 5 gal carboys full of freshly pressed Merlot juice that has been fermenting for a
week on Montrachet red yeast for a week. I pressed it on Monday and all but the very first 5
gals have sto...
Posted in thread: Free Brew Tracking Software - StrangeBrew on 10-08-2011 at 03:24 PM
I found a free software program for tracking brew recipes while searching for a program for
wine making/tracking. I am trying to manipulate this for wine use.[ame] anyone knows of a
similar program f...
Posted in thread: Where to Buy Grapes in Michigan on 10-01-2011 at 04:34 PM
Does anyone know of additional places to buy grapes in Michigan this season other than
California Wine Grape Company in Detroit? I am in the Commerce area and don't want to travel to
far.I am looking ...
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-01-2011 at 12:52 AM
I have dirty glass. Count me in.