DetailsA big, bold white wine, bursting with fruit flavors and always ready for fun. Keep a bottle well-chilled in the fridge. It’s perfect for takeout (everything from sushi to sliders), all sorts of pasta and guilty pleasures like chips and buttery popcorn.
Life is complex. Weekday Wine is simple.
Contains 5.5L of juice concentrate. Yields 6 Gallons.
- Details & Instructions
Wine Recipe Type Chardonnay Type White Origin - Body Medium-Full
4.5 / 5.02 Reviewsjust fine so farI just put this in the fermenter a day ago and it is starting to bubble now. The instructions are very clear and easy to follow. I usually make reds so this is a change for me.April 13, 2018Purchased
2 months agoGood chardonnay kit at a reasonable price.Saw this kit in August. Called Midwest supplies because it makes 6 gallons and is very inexpensive. I couldn't believe it. Much cheaper than buying fresh grapes. You need at least 100 lbs. of fresh grapes to make 6 gallons of wine. I promised I would write a review and here it is. I love this chardonnay kit. Well written instructions, not verbose. The yeast enclosed is a neutral one and a good performer. They actually included a packet of yeast food. I have never seen that in a kit, ever. I'm drinking the wine now and it is getting better and better. It's a clean chardonnay, citrus notes and a hint of oak, good bouquet and color. I was expecting a $5 wine, but it tastes more like a $10 chardonnay now. So why go to the store and spend $50-$60 on 6 bottles of wine, when you can make 30 bottles of wine for the same money. Be sure to let it rest in the bottle for at least 3 months or more. If I didn't live I California (have to pay shipping on these wine kits) I would definitely go to Midwest Supplies and buy one of each of the "Weekday Wine" kits.January 7, 2018Purchased
10 months ago
- Customer Q&A
Browse 3 questions Browse 3 questions and 5 answersWhat would I need to do to make this a "very buttery" Chardonnay of 40 years ago?BEST ANSWER: Great question. Usually those big buttery Chards have gone through a malolactic fermentation and have spent some time in an oak barrel. As far as I know, it is not recommended to put a kit wine through a MLF. Too much trouble, too. That's where the big finish with vanilla and butter come from.
The best and safest way to modify a kit wine is to use a different yeast. The weekday wine comes with EC-1118. Great performer and is neutral. I like to use Lalvin DC-47 instead. Improves mouthfeel and enhances fruit flavors. I think the weekday wine kit is well balanced, so I wouldn't mess around with enzymes and additives. Remember you are making wine in 6 weeks not 2 years. Best of luck!are oak chips included in this kit?BEST ANSWER: Hi Mary,
Thanks for the question! I do not believe that the Chardonnay contains any oak chips.do these kits come with anything besides juice?(yeast,etc)?BEST ANSWER: click on "details and instructions". at bottom of box click the product instructions with the adobe logo