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Dandelion Varietal Wine Kit

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$49.22

 

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Your Vintner's Best Dandelion Varietal Wine Kit has an herbal, honey-like character typical of dandelion wine. A blend of juice concentrates, dandelion flower extract, HFCS, malic acid and natural flavors combine to make a fermentable base for dandelion wine blend at 18.9B or 10.7% ABV. This product is blended, pasteurized, filled into gallon containers and can be stored at ambient temperature. Diammonium phosphate is added as a yeast nutrient.

Your Vintner's Best Dandelion Varietal Wine Kit is perfect for making your favorite varietal wines all year long. Your wine bases are made from all natural fruit juice and do not need to be strained or placed into any sort of mesh bag! A blend of hibiscus and other juice concentrates, HFCS, citric acid and natural flavors designed to make a fermentable base for hibiscus wine blend. This product is pasteurized and can be stored at ambient temperature. Start making your favorite varietal wines today.

No pH or acid adjustments are required. Acidity: 2.4; 2.2 - 2.6 % w/w (as citric acid) (AOAC Method 942.15) 

KIT CONTENTS

  • Vintner's Best Dandelion Varietal Wine Base 1 Gallon
  • Lalvin K1V-1116 Yeast 5g
  • Potassium Metabisulfite 1 oz
  • Potassium Sorbate 1 oz
  • Dual Fine Clarifier

INSTRUCTIONS

Add 4 gallons of water to 1 gallon of concentrate and pitch your favorite yeast to make 5 gallons of wine. Distilled water is your best choice because it is guaranteed to be pH neutral which will not throw off the acidity of your wine. If you cannot get distilled water, you can use regular bottled water however, it could make your wine more tart if it is acidic. Tap water is not recommended. 

OTHER PRODUCTS YOU MIGHT NEED 

fermenter Fermenters

A 7.9 Gallon Fermenter with a grommeted lid is the right vessel to use for your Vintner's Best Dandelion Varietal Wine Kit because you need extra headspace to account for active fermentation. Though your batch is only 5 gallons, the larger fermenter will also allow you to make 6 gallon kits making it a versatile choice. It is also good to replace them from time because plastic harbors bacteria. Here's a link to our fermenter equipment.

minijet-tubing-34987-97929.jpgHoses

Many people reuse their hoses for far too long. Replacing your hoses often is highly recommended with winemaking. Even if you have good sanitation practices, hoses are particularly difficult to keep clean. You do not want to risk a bacterial contamination in your California Dandelion Wine over something that costs very little to replace.

SiphonsSiphons

Auto-siphons are a great luxury item to have in your winemaking equipment. Once you have one you will never go without one again. Don't forget to use a heavy duty sanitizer to clean it since you don't want to replace it often as hoses. A good sanitizer for that job is Five Star San. Like hoses, Siphons are also difficult to keep clean so it is advisable to replace them. 

corker.pngCorkers

Corking can be a big job especially if you make a lot of wine. Also bigger corkers give you the option to use wider corks which are beneficial if you want to age your Dandelion Wine longer. The Italian Floor Corker pictured here is easy to use and makes corking fun.

AirlocksAirlocks

Airlocks are another inexpensive product that should be periodically replaced. Though it might be easy to assume bacteria is not a concern with airlocks because they do not actually touch your wine, this is not the case. A small increase in temperature could cause your wine to swell and back up into the airlock. It happens often. You don't want to risk losing your Dandelion Wine over a potentially unsanitary and cheap piece of plastic.

5 gallon carboyCarboys 

Your Dandelion Wine Kit is designed to fit a 5 gallon carboy pictured here. Though glass carboys are one of the safest sanitary options for secondary fermentation and bulk aging your wine, they are fragile and break from time to time. If you use glass carboys, a carboy handle or carrier is very advisable. They should not be moved when full without carrying equipment.

6.5 stopperStoppers and Bungs 

Your Dandelion Wine will need to sit in a carboy during secondary fermentation and like airlocks, bungs and stoppers should also be periodically replaced, especially if you make a lot of wine. Stoppers are available drilled for use with airlocks or solid for bulk aging after your wine has fully gassed out. The size 6.5 stopper pictured is made for a 6 or 5 gallon carboy. If you have many different sized vessels, universal bungs might be a more economical option.

hydrometerHydrometers

Hydrometers can last a lifetime, if they don't break. If you have suffered the disappointment of breaking your favorite hydrometer you can view them here.

4106-79243-80821-2.jpgCorks

Winemakers always need more corks. Be sure to read the corker requirements of different corks before you make your selection because some cork sizes do not work with all corkers. If you want to age your Dandelion Wine denser corks are preferable.

 mix stirMix Stir

You may be using the back of your stirring spoon to degas your wine but a mix stir is the best way to remove unwanted gasses. 

 

 

 

depositphotos-79469806-s.jpg

 DID YOU KNOW

Taraxacum is a genus of flowering plants in the Asteraceae family. One of the most commonly known species is dandelions.  

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Dandelion Varietal Wine Base required
K1V-1116 Yeast required
2 oz of Potassium Metabisulfite required
1 oz of Potassium Sorbate required
Dualfine Clarifier required
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Description

 

woman making wineWINE KIT DETAILS

Your Vintner's Best Dandelion Varietal Wine Kit has an herbal, honey-like character typical of dandelion wine. A blend of juice concentrates, dandelion flower extract, HFCS, malic acid and natural flavors combine to make a fermentable base for dandelion wine blend at 18.9B or 10.7% ABV. This product is blended, pasteurized, filled into gallon containers and can be stored at ambient temperature. Diammonium phosphate is added as a yeast nutrient.

Your Vintner's Best Dandelion Varietal Wine Kit is perfect for making your favorite varietal wines all year long. Your wine bases are made from all natural fruit juice and do not need to be strained or placed into any sort of mesh bag! A blend of hibiscus and other juice concentrates, HFCS, citric acid and natural flavors designed to make a fermentable base for hibiscus wine blend. This product is pasteurized and can be stored at ambient temperature. Start making your favorite varietal wines today.

No pH or acid adjustments are required. Acidity: 2.4; 2.2 - 2.6 % w/w (as citric acid) (AOAC Method 942.15) 

KIT CONTENTS

  • Vintner's Best Dandelion Varietal Wine Base 1 Gallon
  • Lalvin K1V-1116 Yeast 5g
  • Potassium Metabisulfite 1 oz
  • Potassium Sorbate 1 oz
  • Dual Fine Clarifier

INSTRUCTIONS

Add 4 gallons of water to 1 gallon of concentrate and pitch your favorite yeast to make 5 gallons of wine. Distilled water is your best choice because it is guaranteed to be pH neutral which will not throw off the acidity of your wine. If you cannot get distilled water, you can use regular bottled water however, it could make your wine more tart if it is acidic. Tap water is not recommended. 

OTHER PRODUCTS YOU MIGHT NEED 

fermenter Fermenters

A 7.9 Gallon Fermenter with a grommeted lid is the right vessel to use for your Vintner's Best Dandelion Varietal Wine Kit because you need extra headspace to account for active fermentation. Though your batch is only 5 gallons, the larger fermenter will also allow you to make 6 gallon kits making it a versatile choice. It is also good to replace them from time because plastic harbors bacteria. Here's a link to our fermenter equipment.

minijet-tubing-34987-97929.jpgHoses

Many people reuse their hoses for far too long. Replacing your hoses often is highly recommended with winemaking. Even if you have good sanitation practices, hoses are particularly difficult to keep clean. You do not want to risk a bacterial contamination in your California Dandelion Wine over something that costs very little to replace.

SiphonsSiphons

Auto-siphons are a great luxury item to have in your winemaking equipment. Once you have one you will never go without one again. Don't forget to use a heavy duty sanitizer to clean it since you don't want to replace it often as hoses. A good sanitizer for that job is Five Star San. Like hoses, Siphons are also difficult to keep clean so it is advisable to replace them. 

corker.pngCorkers

Corking can be a big job especially if you make a lot of wine. Also bigger corkers give you the option to use wider corks which are beneficial if you want to age your Dandelion Wine longer. The Italian Floor Corker pictured here is easy to use and makes corking fun.

AirlocksAirlocks

Airlocks are another inexpensive product that should be periodically replaced. Though it might be easy to assume bacteria is not a concern with airlocks because they do not actually touch your wine, this is not the case. A small increase in temperature could cause your wine to swell and back up into the airlock. It happens often. You don't want to risk losing your Dandelion Wine over a potentially unsanitary and cheap piece of plastic.

5 gallon carboyCarboys 

Your Dandelion Wine Kit is designed to fit a 5 gallon carboy pictured here. Though glass carboys are one of the safest sanitary options for secondary fermentation and bulk aging your wine, they are fragile and break from time to time. If you use glass carboys, a carboy handle or carrier is very advisable. They should not be moved when full without carrying equipment.

6.5 stopperStoppers and Bungs 

Your Dandelion Wine will need to sit in a carboy during secondary fermentation and like airlocks, bungs and stoppers should also be periodically replaced, especially if you make a lot of wine. Stoppers are available drilled for use with airlocks or solid for bulk aging after your wine has fully gassed out. The size 6.5 stopper pictured is made for a 6 or 5 gallon carboy. If you have many different sized vessels, universal bungs might be a more economical option.

hydrometerHydrometers

Hydrometers can last a lifetime, if they don't break. If you have suffered the disappointment of breaking your favorite hydrometer you can view them here.

4106-79243-80821-2.jpgCorks

Winemakers always need more corks. Be sure to read the corker requirements of different corks before you make your selection because some cork sizes do not work with all corkers. If you want to age your Dandelion Wine denser corks are preferable.

 mix stirMix Stir

You may be using the back of your stirring spoon to degas your wine but a mix stir is the best way to remove unwanted gasses. 

 

 

 

depositphotos-79469806-s.jpg

 DID YOU KNOW

Taraxacum is a genus of flowering plants in the Asteraceae family. One of the most commonly known species is dandelions.  

Dr. MyStein

Dr. MyStein


Fermentation Specialist

Hello, I'm Dr. MyStein. You can ask anything about this product, homebrewing, winemaking, or general fermentation. I can create beer, mead and other recipes for you. Please keep in mind that I'm an unsupervised A.I., so it's best to double check the information I give you.

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