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Club Directory

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Amador Winemakers Association P. O. Box 1883 Sutter Creek CA 95685 Amateur Wine Maker of Central Illinois 1407 Heather Drive Mahomet IL 61853 217-202-1053 Amateur Winemakers & Brewers Club of Adelaide South


Supplier Directory

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Sulfite Calculator

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Introduction The Sulfite Calculator is a simple yet very useful tool to quickly calculate the amount of sulfite needed to adequately protect a wine. It calculates the amount of sulfite based on


Common Grapes Guide

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Vitis vinifera is the classic family of wine grapes and includes such renowned varietals as Zinfandel and Chardonnay. The vines originated in what’s now southwestern Russia. In the United States, v. vinifera


Winemaker’s Log Chart

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Download the WineMaker’s Log Chart as a PDF file (10KB)


Download Tim Patterson’s Blending Spreadsheet

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WineMaker thanks frequent contributor Tim Patterson for making his wine blending spreadsheet available to home winemakers. Download the Blending Spreadsheet. An easy way to track the consequences of blending is to use


Yeast Strains Chart

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Five companies – Lallemand (Lalvin), Red Star, Vintner’s Harvest, White Labs, and Wyeast – produce the vast majority of wine-yeast used by home wine makers in North America. Here’s an up-to-date overview


Chemicals & Ingredients Chart

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Chemical / Ingredient Usage Recommended concentration Comments Acid blend (tartaric, malic, citric) 3:2:1 Increase total acidity 1g/L Increase TA by 1 g/L Ascorbic acid Anti-oxidant 2-3 g/hL Only to be used with


Winemaking Definitions

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Acetobacter: A group of bacteria that oxidatively convert wine to vinegar (ethanol into acetic acid) through an aerobic (oxygen present) fermentation. Acid blend: A generic name for any commercially available blend of