Camden tablets and yeast

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Majesticamy84

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Hello, I’m making wine for the very first time and I made a mistake. I added the yeast before adding the Camden tablet. I put the tablet in anyway because they’re fresh grapes from my yard and I probably need it. Will this kill the yeast and can I fix it? I’d hate to have to start over.
 
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Depends on what variety of yeast and how much you pitched. For example, wine yeasts are much more tolerant than beer yeasts. If you're worried, you can decrease the amounts of metabisulphite by adding oxygen- stir it vigorously, or run a bubbler.
 

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I'd add fresh yeast after 24 hours- to ensure that your fermentation will be healthy.
Wine yeast is amazingly tolerant of sulfites- but you want to have a very healthy yeast colony to ferment your wine, and luckily wine yeast in inexpensive, so it should be done.
 
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