The rewards and frustrations of home winemaking

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Stabilizing & Clearing Argentinian trio

The Argentinian Trio was a bit full after racking, so I took out about 550 mL before degassing.  I’m glad I did, there was a LOT of foam!  It was foamy for the first and second set of stirring, then I waited about half an hour an stirred again to try to really degas the […]

Filtering Wine

After some research about wine NOT clearing like it’s supposed to, I have come to the conclusion that I will have to filter this wine.  I put in my order for a VinBrite gravity filter.  Hopefully it will do the trick.

The Key Word is Clearing

I’m a bit annoyed at the chamblaise, there’s all sorts of *stuff* stuck to the side of the carboy, and it’s getting carried over when I rack the wine.  It sat long enough, I’ll look into problems with clearing and try to figure out what to do about it.  No bottling today!

Stabilizing and Clearing

Luckily I had not been told yet to read and follow the directions exactly, and so I waited more than the 10 days indicated in the instructions to do the next step:  stabilizing and clearing.  I didn’t want to cut the time short, and I really only had time to deal with the wine on […]