Date: Oct-Nov 2003

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KMBS Lifespan & Lambrusco Grapes

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QI have a question about sanitizing. I just mixed a fresh batch of potassium metabisulfite (1.5 oz. powder to 1 gallon water) to sanitize my equipment, and this latest batch has very little smell. Until now, every batch I’ve made has smelled quite powerful. I know that you’re supposed to replace the liquid when it

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Can Lambrusco wine be refrigerated for several months and then safely kept on a wine rack?

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Dear Wine Wizard, Can Lambrusco wine be refrigerated for several months and then safely kept on a wine rack? What is the expiration time frame for this wine? Jeanne Considine Boulder, Colorado Wine Wizard replies: Hmmm . . . Lambrusco is not one of those wines typically made to age for decades and decades, which

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Is it possible for the potassium metabisulfite powder I use for sanitizing to lose its strength over time?

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You’re right to suspect that both the potassium metabisulfite powder and solution can lose their power over time. The solution, which you make by mixing the powder with water, is particularly unstable.


Cool Refreshing Riesling

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In her exhaustive survey of grapes and grapegrowing, Vines, Grapes and Wines, Jancis Robinson ends the chapter on Riesling with a summary that’s all-too-true: “Unbeatable quality; indisputably aristocratic. Ludicrously unfashionable.” Recognized by


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