Monthly Archives: June 2011

I wish youtube had Smell-O-Vision

There are two problems with making rose vodka: anthocyanin (color) stability aroma stability The problem with color stability is that rose petals contain anthocyanins (which give them vibrant colors) but no polyphenols (tannins) whose presence would stabilize the former and … Continue reading

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Rootstock suckers and rootstock vigor

Several of my Aglianico vines (now in their third leaf) keep putting out suckers from the rootstock (1103 – Paulsen). There are several factors that could contribute to this: Planting the vines too deeply (which we did) More than usual … Continue reading

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