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Carnation Anapa Winery, part 1, day 12: Specific gravity

Attempt #3. I’m measuring Specific Gravity to understand for how long more keep the must in the buckets. Petite Sirah: 1.030 Mourvèdre: 1.004 Grenache: 1.014 I wish I knew should I stop and should I continue. It looks like the … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, part 1, day 10: Specific gravity

Attempt #2. I’m measuring Specific Gravity to understand for how long more keep the must in the buckets. Petite Sirah: 1.14 Then hydrometer broke, again. Need to buy another model, apparently.

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Carnation Anapa Winery, part 1, day 8: Specific gravity

So far looks good. I’m measuring Specific Gravity to understand for how long more keep the must in the buckets… But hydrometer broke before I even could start. Reordering another one.

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Carnation Anapa Winery, part 1, day 4: adding yeast

Seemingly nothing is happening within the bucket of Petite Sirah. Decided to add cultured yeast: 60ml of boiled water at 105f pack of EC-1118 stir, wait 5 minutes, stir again pout into the must Evening update: good news! Seemingly the … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, part 1, day 3: Mourvèdre

The third and final bucket is finished now. I forgot to weigh in raw grapes My weight: 78.75, my weight with bucket: 88.40, i.e. 9.65 kg of grape juice Room temperature: 22.4c at 22.14. Up next: shop on Amazon for … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, part 1, day 2: Grenach

Baby steps. Today I destemmed and crushed the bucket of Grinache: My weigh: 78.80, my weigh with bucket: 90.65, i.e. 11.85 kg of raw grapes My weight: 78.25, my weigh with bucket 89.95, i.e. 10.7 kg of grape juice I’ve … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, part 1, day 1: Petite Sirah

Today I destemmed and crushed the bucket of Petite Sirah. My weight: 78.95, my weight with container: 89.35, i.e. 10.4 kg of raw grapes. My weigh: 78.00, my weight with bucket: 87.10, i.e. 9.1 kg of grape juice. Equipment used. … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, part 1, day 1: the journey begins

Hi there! My name is Alex. I write emails and in C# at Microsoft at day, I like various liberal staff on Twitter at night. I’m a diabetic on high fat/low carbs all day around. I’m a wine enthusiast. And … Continue reading

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HeartbeatActorServiceType is invalid and cannot be registered. Only ServiceTypes specified in the ServiceManifest can register.

If you try to register an actor within a Service Fabric service like this: but getting the following exception: System.Fabric.FabricException: ‘Invalid Service Type’ Inner Exception: COMException: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80071C21 then in Event Log (Applications and Services Logs -> Microsoft-Service-Fabric … Continue reading

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Service Fabric and Dependency Injection, part 3: Unit testing

This is a series of blog posts: Part 1: Stateful service Part 2: Stateless service Part 3: Unit testing Unit testing of the final construct we’ve got in previous two parts would be challenging due to a number of reasons: … Continue reading

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