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Old 12-29-2006, 05:56 PM   #1
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I'm a beer brewer but I'm intrigued by wine-making. I was wondering how long it would take to make a white wine out of welches grape juice? Thanks!
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Old 01-01-2007, 03:49 PM   #2
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I made a gallon out of the Concord grapes and I was drinking it in 3 months, but got better with another 3 in the bottle. I am starting a batch of white next weekend, or as soon as last night's batch of strawberry gets done fermenting.

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Old 02-16-2009, 07:34 PM   #4
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I drink mine as soon as it is done fermenting.... It's pretty crude though
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Old 02-18-2009, 06:58 PM   #5
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The higher the alcohol content, the longer it SHOULD sit to mellow and allow the flavors to blend.

If you shoot for something in the 1.050 - 1.060 OG range you should get to around 7% - 9% which would have a much quicker juice to glass than if you shot for 1.080 or higher. Then stabilize, backsweeten to 1.005 and enjoy.

Sort of like one of those Island Mist kits.
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