- Pour an inch worth of the solution in each wine bottle. Let the wine bottles stand up-right for 20 minutes and then drain.
- Use our Sulphatizer and Bottle Tree combination. The Sulphatizer shoots a stream of the sanitizing solution into the wine bottle, releasing the sulfite gases to linger inside. The bottle is then placed on the Bottle Tree and allowed time to drain.
Dear Winemaster Kraus, Do I need to sanitize the new out of the box wine bottles? I got two cases from you folk last week. Thanks Kevin ---------- Hello Kevin, The quick and painful answer to your question is, Yes. Just like any other homemade wine equipment and supplies, you need to treat them with a Sodium Metabisulfite and water solution before filling them with wine--1 teaspoon per gallon of water is the dosage. You can treat the wine bottles in one of two ways: