Racking the Sauvignon Blanc

I am in no rush to bottle the Sauvignon Blanc made from a kit. For the past several days the wine was clearing as the sediment dropped to the bottom of a six-gallon carboy. The bottom resembled a lunar surface. Today was time to rack into a sterilized carboy. I sanitized the equipment with a […]

Stopping Yeast from Reproducing and Clarifying

We returned from Washington and Oregon to find our peach wine and Sauvignon Blanc clearing nicely. However the directions for the Sauvignon Blanc had us stir the wine including the sediment. During this stirring there was a lot of dissolved carbon dioxide that foamed up. When we made our less than a gallon of Niagara […]