Latest Winemaking Craft Forum

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Composition
After seeing listings for Italian and French and German wines I began wondering what the differences are? Aren't all wines nothing but fermented fruit?
8 years ago
 
Aging
You guys were saying to age it for a year. Does additional time improve the wine?
8 years ago 6
 
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8 years ago 3
 
Fruit Mix?
What is a good fruit mix for a nice different tasting red wine?
8 years ago 8
 
Acid reducing yeast Lalvin AC
I make a wine from a variety called Bacchus (Sauvingnon Blanc style) in England,and am looking for a supplier of a yeast called Lalvin AC,which is specifically recommended for Sauvingnon Blanc style w...
8 years ago 5
 
Bottle Sizes
Does the size of the bottles make any difference in the quality of the wine? My great uncle used to say that it was best to leave it in the vat until you were ready to use it but on a winery tour th...
8 years ago 2
 
Filtering
What do you use to filter the fruit parts out of the wine? My red wine has fine particles in it. What I've decided to do is let it sit around long enough so that all settles to the bottom and then c...
8 years ago 2
 
Labels?
Does anyone know where to get some fancy labels and a label program to go with it so that you can impress your family?
8 years ago 2
 
Air-Lock
What is recommended to put in an air-lock other than filtered water? Crushed Campden tablet? or something else?
8 years ago 2
 
Volume
Tell me what sort of volume each of you make when you brew up a batch. I made about 2 gallons for my first try.
8 years ago
 
Aging
Does it make a difference what sort of container you use to age your wine?
8 years ago 1
 
Why Not?
Why don't they make commercial wines from fruit other than grapes?
8 years ago 15
 
To Repeat
Buckaroo - what do you do with that huge amount of wine? Do you give it away, bottle and sell it or is it like my grandfather - sitting in the basement until he died and his kids gave it all away? ...
8 years ago 2
 
Taste Differences?
What are the taste differences between the various red wines? I really can't tell the difference between a Merlot, say, and a Cabernet or Gamay etc. Do people other than very critical specialist kno...
8 years ago 2
 
Aging
Exactly how much aging does wine require and what does additional aging add to it?
8 years ago 1