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Homemade Fruit Concentrate Wine Recipe

One of Mr. Scribbles’ projects, he’s made this wine a couple of times before. It is a refreshing, fruity, slightly sweet wine that is okay to drink young, but becomes really tasty once it ages for at least a year … Continue reading

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January 2013 RJ Spagnols En Primeur NZ Pinot Noir Kit

This was the kit that I mentioned here, and said I wouldn’t start it until I updated my blog. Well, as you can see, I lied. Well, would you wait? No, you wouldn’t… 1/26/13 Started the kit per the instructions. … Continue reading

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July 2012 – Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel Notes

This is a Cellar Craft Showcase kit, one of Mr. Scribbles’ projects. 7/22/12 – Started kit per instructions, SG 1.104. In 11 days, it had fermented to an SG of .990, so it was time to rack into a carboy … Continue reading

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Updates? What Wine Blog Updates?

I hit a snag in my winemaking blog. You see, it seems that the posts don’t write themselves. No, really! I know, I know, I was shocked to find that out, too. So anyhow, I’m going to be playing catch-up … Continue reading

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Sparkling Mango Wine? Don’t Mind If I Do!

Last weekend, we carefully lifted a champagne bottle out of the fridge. “Do you think it worked?” I asked, trembling with anticipation. “It looks like it has bubbles,” was Mr. Scribbles’ reply. Off came the wire basket, and the stopper began … Continue reading

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