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I grow Buffaloes in southern Ok. Hope to make wine this year. Am I delusion...

March 31, 2019, 1:18 am

I’m in south central Oklahoma. My Buffaloes will be in their 4th year. The last 2 years have filled my shelves with a very good light purple jelly. Buffaloes are a great selection. The climate here i... Read more »

Cranberry wine fruit flavor to strong and sweet

December 29, 2018, 8:36 pm

I have some cranberry wine in the final stages of the secondary fermentatio n. Is it possible to use the current solution and just start over with som e more water, sugar and yeast ? I used 3 lb... Read more »

Winemaking software

November 21, 2017, 6:20 pm

I've published my winemaking software which can be used for designing recip es, evaluating existing ones and keeping track of the progress of your batc hes of wine. It's a free download from www.ho... Read more »

Can Ancient Techniques Make Modern Wine Better?

April 3, 2017, 11:26 pm

Can Ancient Techniques Make Modern Wine Better? -- Eduardo Sorocaba-Brasil Read more »

Does anyone have an address in Canada where I could get these wonder wine k...

March 20, 2017, 12:08 pm

Used these years ago and have not seen for a long time. We actually enjoyed the wine when it was finished but I had mine chilled. I would be willing to buy it from the USA if I had to. Any info would... Read more »

How many pounds of grapes per vine of Barbera in Sierra foothills

June 2, 2015, 1:39 am

I have planted 70 Barbera and 30 Zinfindel in the Sierra foothills. These are 2 to 3 year old roots. They are planted in fairly rocky soil on a slope facing southwest. How many pounds per vine sho... Read more »

Re: Wine Equipment for sale

February 5, 2015, 12:05 pm

In article , Bob F Actually, I would suggest it's more like 20 years later ;-) Read more »

Promotional 10 Inch Latex Balloon Distributor in Papua New Guinea

November 21, 2014, 5:56 am

Your imprinted company brand on the 10 Inch Latex Balloon will help to build customer loyalty. With uses such as decoration, fun and the ability to natural non-toxic, latex balloons], your customer... Read more »

Is this place still alive?

August 29, 2014, 4:14 pm

Subject says it all ... I'm getting back into winemaking and would like to bounce a few ideas around if there's anybody here besides the spammers/political hacks . -- Snag Read more »

New iPhone app for calculating additions

June 25, 2014, 4:07 pm

Hey rec.crafts.winemaking, I wanted to let you guys know I've recently finished writing a native iPhon e app version of my website If you're not familiar with the s ite, it calculate... Read more »

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Juicing versus boiling to convert?

Alex posted regarding juicing for carrot wine and it leads me to this more general question... Has anyone come up with a rule of thumb quantity conversion for people who are going to juice vegetables... Read more »


distilled water in kits

When diluting kit concentrate some use distilled water. Others use tap water. Still others use filtered tap water free of chlorine. I have read that distilled water does not provide necessary nutrie... Read more »


wine lables

Where (in the UK) can I buy label blanks for both white and red? All ebay searches seem to pull up is personalised stuff. Many thanks. McKevvy Read more »


Removing Impurities in Alcohol

I use rum/vodka to fortify wine and make liqueurs, and I noticed something strange when I shook a bottle of plain white rum. (The same thing happened with vodka.) When I shook the bottle, the liqui... Read more »


stopping fermentation/wine stabilizer

I am going to try a quick way of making of lightly carbonated apple cider and I have a question about adding wine stabilizer at bottling time. With the juice and yeast I use, the cider clears after... Read more »


racking 1 gallon jugs of wine

Initially I did 5 gallon batches of beer, and wine is a bit new to me. I have a couple of wines beyond primary right now, and need to rack them to leave the sediment behind. My racking cane is stainl... Read more »


A great wine buy

I recently purchased a great red imported Italian wine from a distributor, by the case for only $6 a bottle (750ml bottles) This is a award winning vintage (2008) that turned out to be a great dea... Read more »


Wine Labels? Gummed Paper

Hi there I have a load of home made wine which I am very excited about and am looking for the best method of creating my own wine labels using a pc and printer. I am trying to find A4 gummed paper as... Read more »


Wonder Wine kit - Anyone try these? While wondering around the internet, I found this 1 gallon wine kit. Anyone try these before? At $3.25 for a gallon, it's a little more than a 6 ... Read more »



Will different yeast give me a different taste in the same wine i make? I see thier is different ALC content,but will this make for a taste that is not the same? Read more »