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Brix (Sugar) Reading Of Chardonnay Grapes

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Amelia Ceja takes a Brix (Sugar) reading of Ceja Vineyards' Carneros Chardonnay vineyard using a refractometer. The grapes are almost ready to harvest for a perfect wine that is low in alcohol and pair with all cuisine!!
Ingredients
  Grapes 1
Directions

1) Crush the grapes and completely mash in the packet.
2) Pour the juice into a wine glass.
3) Take a few drops and place on the refractometer and read the brix. That reads 20 and shall be ready to harvest in about 4 weeks.
4) The grapes are typically harvested at about 24 brix, so that the wines are low in alcohol and pair with all cuisine.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Servings: 
2

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