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Too Many Moving Pieces

I have the following assorted batches going on: peach wine, blackberry wine, blueberry wine, blueberry melomel, Mars and Saturn grape wine, muscadine wine, fig wine, cyser, barley wine and three different braggots. Many haven’t been touched, other than just taking … Continue reading

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Premature Racking

I had decided it was time to rack the new grapes wines in to their secondary fermenters, and off the fruit. They were definitely slowing down, and it had been plenty of time by my estimation. I decided I would … Continue reading

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Making Up The Total

Before we get into the wine-making… I’m sitting here, having finally completed with the additions (except the yeast) to my two new wines. Today being the 18th, the first day of readiness*, I placed one of the Vagabond Gingered Ales … Continue reading

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Saturn Grapes, Check!

Messy. That’s about the best way to describe the state of the grapes as I picked over them to remove stems and bad berries. Unfortunately, there were simply a lot of bad berries. Describing what I saw would make some … Continue reading

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Mars Grapes, Check!

It was such a busy day today that it was past 7 in the evening before I was able to begin processing yesterday’s grapes. I started with the Mars, based solely upon the side of the table they were on. … Continue reading

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