Merry Christmas! Recommended date to place Christmas orders by 16th December 2019. We will be despatching orders throughout the Christmas period, but deliveries will only be on non-statutory days. We may not despatch orders containing yeast on Fridays or the day before statutory holidays.
Orders Containing Yeast: Please provide an instruction for courier to specific place they can leave the package to avoid heat/sun but avoid saying "leave in shade"'.
Bulk packs of this yeast are exclusive to makewine.co.nz.
Lalvin EC1118 Champagne and General Purpose Winemaking Yeast. This is the champagne yeast used by professional wineries.
We recommend you use this product within 6 months.
This champagne yeast is very robust and suitable for a wide range of applications.
This is for 100g bulk in a plastic bag. Use 5g for any quantity of wine/must/wash up to 23 litres.
5g sachets also available - see separate winemaking ingredients listing.
EC-1118 winemaking yeast is suitable for fruit wine, vegetable wine, white wine, red wine, late harvest wine, restarting stuck ferments, sparkling wine, fermenting your sugar wash for distilling your own spirits, secondary wine fermentations, mead, cider and ginger beer.
Characteristics of Lalvin Ec 1118:
To "pitch" (add it to your wine) your yeast you should rehydrate for 20 minutes first: