09 AprReview: Muntons Cedars Gold – Cabernet Sauvignon Kit

Muntons just sent us a 15 bottle kit: Muntons Cedars Gold – Cabernet Sauvignon Here’s the rundown: Opening the box presented us with the following ingredients: 2 Cans of concentrate A Packet of Yeast Yeast Nutrient Stabilizer 2 Finings packets Instruction Booklet We got right to work following the simple directions. Here it is during [...]

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09 AprReview: Muntons Cedars Gold – Pinot Grigio Kit

Muntons just sent us a 15 bottle kit: Muntons Cedars Gold – Pinot Grigio Here’s the rundown: Opening the box presented us with the following ingredients: 2 Cans of concentrate A Packet of Yeast Yeast Nutrient Stabilizer 2 Finings packets Instruction Booklet We got right to work following the simple directions. Here it is during [...]

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28 NovLet’s see your homemade Wine Labels

Hey Everybody, We’d love to start showcasing your amazing wine labels from your wine batches. Please send any entries to adam@winemakingjournal.com please include any of the following: A picture of your custom label, either the graphic or a picture of it on a wine bottle. Your Name and Location Your blog/website address if you have [...]

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07 Nov10 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Wine Making

10. You Can’t Please Everybody When it comes to Wine Making, everyone has different tastes. Some like white, others red. Certain people like dry wine, others prefer sweet and desert wine. The same holds true in all parts of life, nobody likes the same thing. So, you need to stop doing things in order to [...]

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01 NovWine Making Additives

Wine Making Additives Teaspoons Per Ounce Ascorbic Acid 6 teaspoons Acid Blend 6 teaspoons Calcium Carbonate 12 teaspoons Citric Acid 6 teaspoons Gelatin 8 teaspoons Malic Acid 6 teaspoons Polycar 27 teaspoons Stabilizer 8 teaspoons Sugar 6 teaspoons Tannin 12 teaspoons Tartaric Acid 6 teaspoons Yeast Energizer 9 teaspoons Yeast Nutrient 5 teaspoons

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01 NovMeasurement Conversions

Measurement Conversions 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons 1 cup = 16 tablespoons = 48 teaspoons = 8 ounces 1 pint = 2 cups = 16 fluid ounces = 1 pound 1 quart = 4 cups = 2 pints = 32 fluid ounces = 2 pounds tsp Tbsp Cup Pint Ounce Pound Quart 1 2 3 [...]

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01 NovHydrometer Temperature Conversion

Hydrometer Temperature Conversion F C Adjustment 32 0 Subtract 1.6 41 5 Subtract 1.3 50 10 Subtract 0.8 60 15.6 Correct 68 20 Add 1.0 77 25 Add 2.2 86 30 Add 3.5 95 35 Add 5.0 104 40 Add 6.8 113 45 Add 8.8 122 50 Add 11.0 131 55 Add 13.3 140 60 [...]

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01 NovHydrometer Conversion

Hydrometer Conversion Spc. Grav. Brix Pot. Alc Sugar Ounces Per Gallon 1.0000 0 0.0 % 0.0 1.0040 1 0.6 % 1.4 1.0080 2 1.1 % 2.8 1.0120 3 1.7 % 4.3 1.0160 4 2.2 % 5.7 1.0190 5 2.6 % 6.8 1.0230 6 3.2 % 8.2 1.0270 7 3.7 % 9.6 1.0310 8 4.3 % [...]

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01 NovFahrenheit to Celsius

Fahrenheit to Celsius The formula for converting from Fahrenheit to Celsius is: ((Deg. F) – 32) x (5/9) = Deg. C Fahrenheit Celsius 0 -17.78 1 -17.22 2 -16.67 3 -16.11 4 -15.56 5 -15.00 6 -14.44 7 -13.89 8 -13.33 9 -12.78 10 -12.22 11 -11.67 12 -11.11 13 -10.56 14 -10.00 15 -9.44 [...]

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01 NovCelsius to Fahrenheit

Celsius to Fahrenheit The formula to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit is: (C * 9)/5 + 32 Celsius Fahrenheit 0 32.00 1 33.80 2 35.60 3 37.40 4 39.20 5 41.00 6 42.80 7 44.60 8 46.40 9 48.20 10 50.00 11 51.80 12 53.60 13 55.40 14 57.20 15 59.00 16 60.80 17 62.60 18 [...]

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