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Old 09-12-2009, 06:37 PM   #1
May 2009
Lewisberry, PA
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New to making wine and wondering how to choose a type of grape to use? Is there a way to know how many pounds of grapes, per type, would be needed per gallon of wine?

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Old 09-13-2009, 02:37 PM   #2
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Each wine grape makes a specific wine, so if you want a pinot, you use pinot grapes.
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Old 09-15-2009, 11:29 PM   #3
Aug 2009
snellville ga
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grape wines are made from the juice of the grapes it usaly takes about 16 to 18 lbs of grapes to make 1 gallon of wine.

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