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vinyljunkie

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Advise for first Wine Kit
« on: October 29, 2019, 02:35:14 PM »
Hey - not able to brew beer at the minute so done a turbo cider and planning on maybe doing a wine kit for to keg and have in keezer for Christmas.

- Any suggestions on a good white wine kit from GEB or HBC?
- Do the kits come with all the additives you need?

Simon_

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Re: Advise for first Wine Kit
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2019, 02:46:46 PM »
This range are great and inexpensive. I've gotten more complements from them than more expensive ones.
https://www.thehomebrewcompany.ie/wine-kits-australian-blend-7-day-30-bottle-c-103_196.html
https://www.geterbrewed.com/australian-blend-en-2/

Any wine kits I've bought all come with concentrate, yeast, clearing agents and stablisers. Some varieties have oak sachets.

AnGhrúdlannBeag

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Re: Advise for first Wine Kit
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2019, 02:57:31 PM »
Plus one on the Pinot Grigio from that Australian range... it’s clean and crisp and doesn’t have the bubblegum flavours a lot of the kit wines can have.

vinyljunkie

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Re: Advise for first Wine Kit
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2019, 03:43:25 PM »
Great - cheers!

Anyone got experience kegging wine? I wouldn't have the patience to bottle TBH an Wondering do people force carb or just leave the keg under a few PSI pressure to keep seal?

Will_D

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Re: Advise for first Wine Kit
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2019, 08:06:26 PM »
In summer I make Chardoflower Prosecco:

Chardonnay kit (Austrailian Blend) some elderflowers (dried) and mak e as usual.

Keg, chill and carbonate

Panty Dropper!!!
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Will_D

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Re: Advise for first Wine Kit
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2019, 08:08:19 PM »
Nor for red wines I just clear etc (but NO preservative sachets) and end up in a 25L drum (prolly ex. cider GB)

Take out a gallon at a time into a bag-in-a-box.

Sorted!

Cheers

Will
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vinyljunkie

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Re: Advise for first Wine Kit
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2019, 08:44:42 AM »
Cheers Will - will be sticking to the white wines - prosecco sounds like a winner.