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Old 10-13-2008, 03:57 PM   #1
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Anyone have a good method for pressing grapes without an actual press? I have a small batch currently fermenting and was wondering if anyone has a tried and true technique.

Also, this is a red wine and I've read a few different suggestions on when to press. I'm thinking I'm going to look for a hydrometer reading of 1. The OG was 1.1. Does this sound valid? I know the alcohol messes with the reading, but I need some sort of indicator.
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Old 10-13-2008, 05:37 PM   #2
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foound this although i havent tried it but it looks like it would work.
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