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- Doodlebug - 05-23-2001 09:11 AM

Hi

I was wondering if someone could help me
I have never made wine, do you have to sterlize everything the wine will touch or just the bottles. Specifically the pail it will start out in?

Thank you.


- Bucko - 05-23-2001 09:24 AM

This was moved to home winemaking.


- Catch 22 - 05-23-2001 02:37 PM

Everything. There isn't much worse than having a whole batch go south due to contamination.


- ddf68 - 05-23-2001 03:24 PM

I have never made wine, but with beer, you sterilize everything. Bleach works, but it involves a whole lot of rinsing. There are iodine solutions available that are much less of a hassle.

ddf