Comparing fast fermenting Wine Kits, which one? - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Winemaking Forum > Comparing fast fermenting Wine Kits, which one?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-30-2009, 01:06 AM   #1
HomeBrewWest
Recipes 
 
Jun 2009
Galway
Posts: 3


Have searched far and wide for a comparrison on wine kits. As in how does a Cantina 5-day wine compare with a WineBuddy 7-day wine etc.

I figure with the 4 or 6 week wine kits, you get what you pay for, so its not so difficult.

But there are quite a few 5 to 7 day kits, and its hard to figure out which ones:
- are better within a few days, or
- age better.

Would really appreciate some feedback from those who have tried a couple of different kits.

Brian
http://homebrewwest.ie



 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-30-2009, 11:34 AM   #2

Brian,

Most of the people on this forum live in the US and the kits you've mentioned aren't available here. We get most of ours from Wine Expert, RJ Spagnols, Celler Craft, and Heron Bay in Western Canada.



 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2013, 06:48 PM   #3
vestawinemaker
Recipes 
 
Jan 2013
Posts: 8

Jus thought i would add my quick review of wine buddy 7 day Chardonnay!

Don't bother! Its made from apple juice. Tastes like cheap cider! Ive just ditched 30 bottles it tastes so bad!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2013, 11:14 PM   #4
novalou
Recipes 
 
Jun 2012
Posts: 600
Liked 36 Times on 35 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by vestawinemaker
Jus thought i would add my quick review of wine buddy 7 day Chardonnay!

Don't bother! Its made from apple juice. Tastes like cheap cider! Ive just ditched 30 bottles it tastes so bad!
You can get just about any juice to ferment in 7 days, they will all taste like crap!

If you allow them to clear and age, the taste will improve.

Wine making is all about patience, you need to allow time to work it's magic.

It's too bad you dumped out your batch, I'm sure given some time, it would have tasted better.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help - fermenting too fast! Trevino Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 05-05-2009 10:30 PM
Fast fermenting bud96ss Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 05-04-2008 10:08 AM
Help, need a fast fermenting AG recipe Nic Recipes/Ingredients 9 03-17-2008 10:01 PM
How fast did you abandon kits from the brew stores? Bruscar General Beer Discussion 74 03-13-2008 05:50 PM
Fast fermenting - to secondary yet? neuron555 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 14 08-31-2006 02:09 PM


Forum Jump