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Old 10-15-2012, 10:48 PM   #1
Jul 2010
Bear, DE
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I'm looking for a decent kit for my first batch of wine. I've made several batches of beer, but my fiancée wants me to turn my fermentor over to her uses for a batch. She wants a batch of sweet red, can anyone recommend a kit?

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Old 10-16-2012, 01:47 PM   #2
Feb 2011
suburb of Louisville, KY
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Really not aware of any sweet red kits other than port or I think there is a cabernet ice wine kit, then you have the mist type kits which come in many grape plus non-grape blends, like BlackberryMerlot, or something paired with strawberry or raspberry for example. Or consider making concord wine from frozen 100% concentrate or shelf stable juice. Or check Walker's Fruit Basket in NY, online, and they can ship five gallons of concord juice.
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Old 10-16-2012, 05:32 PM   #3
Jun 2008
Fayetteville, NC
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Red kits ferment to dry, generally.

Try one of the "mist" styles. They make a sweet wine that will go over very well and there are several flavors to try.

Plus, they are relatively cheap.

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