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Never have used yeasts. Usually crushed the grapes and not added anything. It's one of those " here's how your great great grandfather did it in Italy " things that my grand mother showed me nearly 27 years ago.
Seems that we got lucky...it has not really been cold. Night temps dropped to about 60 and the garage stayed closer to 68 at night and daytime has been mid 70's. Tried a small pressing to see if it would work out so we didn't lose it all.
Made a 30+ gallon batch of red Zinfandel looking real good so far. Sitting in a barrel now for the duration bubbling away