klezman


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johanvineyards wrote:I completely understand. Thank you for your time and consideration. Maybe someday I will have something older to offer on woot. In the meantime keep drinking.

Cheers,

Dan



Personally, I'm hoping rjquillen or tytiger58 will share a bottle with me. They're both close by - and I most certainly do want to try your wine, and given your participation and forthrightness here today I also want to support you and your efforts.

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klezman


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johanvineyards wrote:Skulls, crystals, and horsetail teas



This is the very first time I've ever heard anything remotely resembling a scientific hypothesis regarding biodynamics. Bravo, sir.

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Dan, you are earning your keep today my friend. Thanks for the full fledged engagement. Bravo.

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klezman wrote:I think you've gained some fans with that response. Even Kyle might agree with you on this one

Also, the pH vs TA explanation was excellent. Basically pH = -log(H+) while TA takes into account all the acid species and their individual pKa values for each proton (of multi-protic acids). How they affect wine perception is also an interesting topic, and I've heard opinions on both sides that pH and TA are the primary source of what we call "acidity" in wine perception.




In my experience pH has more to do with texture and freshness of fruit flavors. Higher pH wines come across as more viscous, rounder, and low pH wines leaner and more linear with less peripheral weight. For me TA affects taste by simply making the wine more acidic, refreshing, activating my acid sensory on the back and sides of my tongue which seems to enhance length of flavor in wine. This is how it works for my palate. It is different for everyone I imagine.

Dan

Daniel J. Rinke
Winemaker
Johan Vineyards

johanvineyards


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Winedavid39 wrote:Dan, you are earning your keep today my friend. Thanks for the full fledged engagement. Bravo.



Your welcome this is fun. You guys are cool!

Dan

Daniel J. Rinke
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Johan Vineyards

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johanvineyards wrote:Hello Wooters,
My name is Dan Rinke. I am the Winemaker for Johan Vineyards in Rickreall, Oregon. This is my first time offering wines on Woot and I am excited to meet everyone. I have dedicated my day to get to know each of you and answer any questions you may have so please reach out to me. We farm and produce our wines using Biodynamic methods and are proud participants of the natural wine movement spreading across the world. We are known in Oregon for producing authentic, polarizing wines that are fun to debate and discuss with fellow wine aficionados. I will be logging on at 7:30AM PST and look forward to getting my wine geek on!

Cheers,
Dan



Welcome Dan!
Nice to see such great participation!!!.... unfortunately, Pinot is not one of my favorite wines.

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klezman wrote:Personally, I'm hoping rjquillen or tytiger58 will share a bottle with me. They're both close by - and I most certainly do want to try your wine, and given your participation and forthrightness here today I also want to support you and your efforts.

tytiger has already extended the invite, and pending a visa, may even come down. Wonder if we can find cmaldoon as well?

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klezman wrote:This is the very first time I've ever heard anything remotely resembling a scientific hypothesis regarding biodynamics. Bravo, sir.

+1

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johanvineyards wrote:Your welcome this is fun. You guys are cool!

Dan

I've got to +1 kelzman's comment on the bio-d, and the pH/TA exchange was enlightening as well. Absolutely appreciate your involvement today.

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Winedavid39 wrote:Dan, you are earning your keep today my friend. Thanks for the full fledged engagement. Bravo.

+1. Not that I have room for this, either in the cellar or the wallet, with 2 weeks in Europe left, plus the trip to California next month, but this kind of participation can't go unrewarded. Pinot is not particularly our favorite, but I can't resist taking a chance. A few years from now, when this is ready, we'll be toasting a graduation from Clemson for someone's daughter.

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johanvineyards


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ddeuddeg wrote:+1. Not that I have room for this, either in the cellar or the wallet, with 2 weeks in Europe left, plus the trip to California next month, but this kind of participation can't go unrewarded. Pinot is not particularly our favorite, but I can't resist taking a chance. A few years from now, when this is ready, we'll be toasting a graduation from Clemson for someone's daughter.



Thank you for the support everyone.

Best,

Dan

Daniel J. Rinke
Winemaker
Johan Vineyards

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klezman wrote:Personally, I'm hoping rjquillen or tytiger58 will share a bottle with me. They're both close by - and I most certainly do want to try your wine, and given your participation and forthrightness here today I also want to support you and your efforts.



As Ron mentioned the invite is always open...I like to drink my wine!

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johanvineyards wrote:Thank you for the support everyone.



+1
you caught the curve balls we threw you and played them well

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Now - I only noticed that it is the July "Woot Off" just now - what does that say about me?

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... and just in case somebody did not notice the update to my tasting notes - the wine developed more tart/perceived acidity several hours after opening/in the glass.

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Good discussion today. I'm sad I missed it and didn't get to jump in. Stupid work filters keeping me off wine.woot and sinus infection making me feel like crap so I fall asleep before the offers role nightly.

Where's Kyle? Did they put him on probation in advance of the bioD offer? ;)

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cortot20 wrote:Good discussion today. I'm sad I missed it and didn't get to jump in. Stupid work filters keeping me off wine.woot and sinus infection making me feel like crap so I fall asleep before the offers role nightly.

Where's Kyle? Did they put him on probation in advance of the bioD offer? ;)

Must be either that or he forgot to pay the bill for his ISP.

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...sorry guys, late today. Just getting in front of a computer.

Lets start from the beginning. What's the story with the pH?

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neilfindswine wrote:...sorry guys, late today. Just getting in front of a computer.

Lets start from the beginning. What's the story with the pH?



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neilfindswine wrote:...sorry guys, late today. Just getting in front of a computer.

Lets start from the beginning. What's the story with the pH?



Well the ph has been low in my pool for a while now I couldn't figure it out. Turns out the chlorine tabs I used had a low ph base so they were constantly lowering it. I add soda ash the tabs lower the ph. And then I bought different chlorine and magically problem solved. That's what you wanted to know ................. Right?

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cortot20 wrote:Well the ph has been low in my pool for a while now I couldn't figure it out. Turns out the chlorine tabs I used had a low ph base so they were constantly lowering it. I add soda ash the tabs lower the ph. And then I bought different chlorine and magically problem solved. That's what you wanted to know ................. Right?



Precisely. The different (and correct) chlorine purchased from chlorine.woot.com I presume?

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cortot20 wrote:Well the ph has been low in my pool for a while now I couldn't figure it out. Turns out the chlorine tabs I used had a low ph base so they were constantly lowering it. I add soda ash the tabs lower the ph. And then I bought different chlorine and magically problem solved. That's what you wanted to know ................. Right?



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cortot20


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bhodilee wrote:I pee in your pool when you're not looking



GDit Bowtie, now I'm going to have to put that stuff that turns blue with piss in the pool.

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