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Posted in thread: Re-starting ferment problem. on 05-01-2013 at 03:20 AM
HI, I've made a big batch of grape wine, however it is really sweet. I know this is a common
problem and tried to re-start the ferment, however it didn't work. Do I need to use a different
yeast as th...
Posted in thread: Crystal clear wine went cloudy after campden?! on 10-15-2012 at 10:50 PM
Posted in thread: Crystal clear wine went cloudy after campden?! on 10-15-2012 at 10:49 PM
Thanks for the reply Novalou. It was a brand new pack of campden, but because I have bottled it
I've lost the option for letting it sit unfortunately. Hindsight is a great thing! I can now
see that th...
Posted in thread: Crystal clear wine went cloudy after campden?! on 10-14-2012 at 01:44 AM
I had a crystal clear batch of apple and feijoa wine that was completely ready for bottling.
Last week I added 10 campden tablets, it is a 45litre batch. The wine went cloudy immediately.
It is a week...
Posted in thread: Floating crystals?! Bottling question. on 10-07-2012 at 03:21 AM
Have racked off the wine and added campden. I did add pectic enzyme at the beginning so it
could be that as suggested. It didn't look bad once I started racking it, it was all just on
the surface and ...
Posted in thread: Floating crystals?! Bottling question. on 10-06-2012 at 03:30 AM
I've got a big batch of kiwi fruit wine that is about ready for bottling, but I have noticed
quite alot of floating 'crystals' on the surface?!It doesn't look like mould, more like fused
particles of ...
Posted in thread: Pick your brains! on 07-24-2012 at 05:02 AM
Well the more wine I make, the more I learn, but it does seem that the more I read on
winemaking the more confusing or conflicting the advice is.I'm wondering if anyone here bottles
their wine without...
Posted in thread: What to do with a disappointing batch of mandarin wine? on 07-21-2012 at 09:26 AM
Thanks I will try both of the above at the next racking, it is such a large batch I would hate
to just waste it. Plus the fruit used was amazing so would just feel wrong to have made such a
Posted in thread: What to do with a disappointing batch of mandarin wine? on 07-20-2012 at 11:56 PM
I'm quite new to wine making but have had some great success with a plum wine, and apple and
feijoa blend and a kiwi fruit wine. However I made a big batch of mandarin wine and although it
Posted in thread: Sediment in secondary question. on 06-25-2012 at 09:37 PM
I am making a kiwi fruit wine and racked it to it's secondary yesterday. It was pretty cloudy
after this process. This morning I can see it is starting to clear already but there is already
a cm or so...