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Posted in thread: Wine Recipes 1887 Whitehouse cookbook on 02-09-2010 at 12:10 AM
Glad you enjoyed the link. I too find myself going from section to section.
Posted in thread: Wine Recipes 1887 Whitehouse cookbook on 02-01-2010 at 05:37 PM
Several wine and mead recipes in this online 1887 White House cookbook.Very interesting read.
Posted in thread: Strawberry Wild Yeast Wine? on 01-22-2010 at 12:01 PM
After adding the sugar, the bubbling started back but not enough to push up a cap. I will
strain off the pulp this afternoon and give it another day.
Posted in thread: Strawberry Wild Yeast Wine? on 01-22-2010 at 01:55 AM
The wild yeast from the strawberries. I had not planed on adding the sugar till the end of day
two by the bubbles stopped today so in went the sugar to see if it will crank back up again.I
will post a...
Posted in thread: Strawberry Wild Yeast Wine? on 01-21-2010 at 12:20 PM
I turned it this morning and it is bubbling quite well so the answer is yes.
Posted in thread: Strawberry Wild Yeast Wine? on 01-19-2010 at 08:19 PM
Strawberries are coming in but at least locally the quality is low because of the hard freeze.
I have some that wine making might be the best use. When I make muscadine wine, I let the wild
Posted in thread: Muscadine wine turns dark and taste bad on 01-12-2010 at 10:00 PM
It does really taste bad and I have never tasted anything like it. I have a small sample bottle
that I opened a few weeks ago and it did the same thing but I just figured it was just one of
Posted in thread: Muscadine wine turns dark and taste bad on 01-12-2010 at 08:49 PM
I opened a batch of my Muscadine wine(Recipe in previous thread) last night and it was a
beautiful red. This morning it is very dark and taste bad and nothing like wine. This was my
forth batch out of...
Posted in thread: Muscadine Wine using wild yeast on 01-11-2010 at 11:27 AM
John, I think you are right on the vodka. The vodka stops the fermentation, and keeps the wine
sweet and potent. From my internet research, this recipe falls in line with a fortified wine
similar to a...
Posted in thread: Wild Yeast? on 01-10-2010 at 05:45 PM
I have a couple of questions about wine making with wild yeast.1. Since I add boiling water to
my grapes does that mean the wild yeast is coming from the air?2. I have read that wild yeast
dies at aro...