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Posted in thread: Oaking wine: rack when taste as desired or overoak slightly? on 05-05-2015 at 02:43 PM
Thanks! That's what I was planning to do, but I suddenly didn't feel very secure about it.
Posted in thread: Oaking wine: rack when taste as desired or overoak slightly? on 05-05-2015 at 10:55 AM
Dear all:I was wondering about the following thing: Oak flavors will mellow over time. So,
would you consider it to be a good idea to overoak your wine slightly (e.g., leave the wine on
the oak chips ...
Posted in thread: Store-bought grape juice: is this a good recipe? on 03-17-2015 at 08:39 AM
Thanks again for the reply. The juice looks clear and thin so I'll go for the grapes.
Unfortunately, there are no merlot grapes available in my area, only a variety of table grapes.
I don't think it s...
Posted in thread: Store-bought grape juice: is this a good recipe? on 03-16-2015 at 03:02 PM
Thanks for your reply! Juist a quick question: Given your concerns over blending grape
varieties, would strong English tea be a better way to add tannin? I'm not too keen on buying
Posted in thread: Store-bought grape juice: is this a good recipe? on 03-16-2015 at 11:54 AM
Dear all:I have made some wine in the past, and now I'm looking to restart my hobby.This is the
wine I was thinking about making. Do I miss any ingredients? Do you think it will pan out
Posted in thread: Faint rotten egg smell: treatment until yeast nutrient arrives on 09-08-2012 at 03:18 PM
Thanks for your tips. I have stirred the must 4 times in the past 24 hours and the smell is
Posted in thread: Faint rotten egg smell: treatment until yeast nutrient arrives on 09-07-2012 at 11:13 AM
Hi:I have a batch of red wine going on with grapes from my brother's garden. I have absolutely
no idea which variety, but I assume that they are some variety of red table grapes. I