I think the pump we used was far too powerful and I’m wondering the following:
- Does moving wine so fast affect its quality?
- Does the horrible noise the pump makes affect the quality of the wine?
I’m also thinking of looking for a manually operated pump! Like the ones you see in old movies where they pump water up from a well in the garden, or pump water out of the engine-room of a steamer that’s taken in water!!! Just an idea!
So, the other day I did some bottling, corking and labeling activities: