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    How to make wine at home

    Even if you don't have any interest in making wine, I get paid per click through on this article, so if you could take a sec I'd be very grateful and will buy you a glass of "real" wine sometime.

    http://www.ehow.com/how_5343933_make...ne-grapes.html

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    I clicked, informative article.

    I only knew how to make a little wine at home before: Start with a lot of wine.

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    Now you're talking.

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    I made two batches of wine as a 12yo. I didn't drink them but my parents confirmed that it was vile. One batch was from shop brought 'must', the other I squeezed from terrible grapes from my grandparents vine.

    I was looking at some wine & beer making kits in a shop yesterday and would like to make some more in the future. I don't have the space right now, maybe one day.
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    cool article, if i can add a little advice - if you are using white varietals leaving the skins in throughout the fermentation will probably add excessive tannin levels.

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    I been making kit wines for the last 10 years ,I would say probably 200 doz in the last 10 years and only had 1 cloudy bottle of white

    I was making 2 batches at a time in my kitchen ,I put it up on an IKEA rack in the kitchen and it wasn't that hard finding the room

    buy the best kits you can ,I only buy the over 100$ kits and if I buy in bulk the dealer gives me 10% off ,still only costs about 4$ a bottle and if you buy shit you have to drink ...shit.

    IMO the real crux move with kits is you got to be there to transfer from primary to secondary fermentor ,if the action stops and there is no Co2 protecting your juice air will get at it ... air & bacteria is your enemy

    red needs to sit for a LONG time to be decent at least a year two is better while white is pretty good right away ...I have taken to doing mostly whites and will probably end up buying reds and just making white

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    clicked didn't read.
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    ^^^x2. have you made your ten dollars yet?

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    ok, but fencing tips? sweet jesus, just when you thought you knew a guy.
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    The wine is all well and good, but here's something more useful.

    http://www.ehow.com/how_5369111_make...cue-sauce.html
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    probably the best ehow I've read so far. Most of those articles strike me as having been written by a drunk 4 year old with ADHD

    So is strawberry wine made the same way? Applejack? If you write one on making mead I'll click on it every day and be your best friend (well, until I lose interest)
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    Quote Originally Posted by khakis View Post
    Most of those articles strike me as having been written by a drunk 4 year old with ADHD
    You mean like this? http://www.ehow.com/how_5150979_inst...-bindings.html

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    Do you get paid by the unique Ip that clicks or just every click? I'll click from the neighbors unsecured wireless too.
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    That's a good question. I suppose if it were just per click, I could sit at home and click my way to riches.

    ("Riches" being a relative term. I think ehow pays something ridiculous like $.001 per click)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beaver View Post
    Do you get paid by the unique Ip that clicks or just every click? I'll click from the neighbors unsecured wireless too.
    clicked....read....words...so many words.....big complex words.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by pepperdawg View Post
    clicked....read....words...so many words.....big complex words.....
    +1

    (and I rated the article 5 STARS!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pinner View Post
    gee, I never knew it was so easy! Just center the binding on the ski and make a couple of marks!
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    That binding one is scary.

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    good idea. never really thought of trying this.

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    I clicked twice for good measure.

    I didn't read the article. My friend read the article years ago, so I let him make the wine. He makes really good wine.
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    interesting article. always wondered what the exact process is. i'm tempted to try it actually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stymie View Post
    +1

    (and I rated the article 5 STARS!)
    your avatar pic makes my pants feel tight.....

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    I make wine for a living, though, on a much larger scale, and I found the article to be informative and clear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dblatto View Post
    I make wine for a living, though, on a much larger scale...
    For whom?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dblatto View Post
    I make wine for a living, though, on a much larger scale, and I found the article to be informative and clear.
    Thank you. That's a mighty compliment.

    (ditto Tipster's question)

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