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OT: I bottled my wine

Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
edited December 2012 in Off Topic
I've had 15 gallons of wine aging for a year.  5 gallons of Pinot Grigio, 5 gallons of Pinot Noir and 5 gallons of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Today, I bottled 72 bottles.

One of the most important things to do when bottling is to soak the corks for 48 hours in potassium metabisulfate.  I have become a pretty good cork soaker.  I soaked all 72 corks at one time.  My wife used to soak corks, but since we've been married, not so much.  Here are 10 gallons.


Here is a label.  My last name is Willson (with two L's), so I decided to name my "winery" Twoelle.  (get it?)


Dripping Springs, Texas.
Gateway to the Hill Country


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