hist-brewing: Bottle sealing wax

JazzboBob at aol.com JazzboBob at aol.com
Sun Jan 28 18:28:48 PST 2001


The Presque Isle Wine Catalog lists 11 colors of sealing wax for bottles in 
1/4 pound blocks.  They say  the traditional method for dressing up bottles 
is to dip them into molten wax.  One pound of wax will do 50 to 65 bottles.  
1-800-488-7492  or  www.piwine.com
Bob Grossman

 > I put the wax in a tomato paste can and sat that in a pot of hot water.  
Sealing wax doesn't seem to be the thing to use, either, being too hard.  
Does anyone know what wax is traditional for sealing fortified wines? >>


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