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Old 01-08-2012, 11:07 PM   #1
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My wife just made a raspberry/pear wine yesterday from Vinters. She doesnt remember seeing anything about degassing on the instructions.

Do you have to degass every wine and when do you do it?

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Old 01-09-2012, 06:56 AM   #2
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Not usually, the gases escape through the air lock. unless you add a lot of chemicals, degassing should not be needed. Follow the instructions and rack as needed; generally 30 days or 1/4 inch or more of sediment in the bottom of the carboy. Be sure to keep the head space to a minimum and top up if needed. Cheers
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Old 01-09-2012, 12:52 PM   #3
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You MUST degass kit wines as they don't sit long enough for the gas to come out on its own.

4 to 6 weeks total time before bottling isn't enough time, a year would be.
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