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Jan 30, 2010 10:36 AM

Wanted: Mother of vinegar in Toronto

I'm looking for a piece of the fungus (looks like the fungus used to make Kombucha) that's used to turn wine into vinegar. I've read/seen the instructional that says it can be done by the effects of time alone, but....
If anyone knows about this and is willing to share or sell me a bit, please let me know!

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  1. Simple.

    Go to your local grocery store.

    Buy 1 bottle of Braggs Organic Apple Cider has a mother in it.

    finish the vinegar almost to the bottom of the container (do not shake the bottle) and TA DA Mother.

    add to your favourite / least favourite bottle of wine and wait.....

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    1. Hi
      Any unpasturized, unfiltered vinegar will have mother

      1. Hi did you ever get this sorted and grow a good mother, can't find one anywhere

        1. ongoing for 20+ years: when pasteurized but unpreserved apple cider starts to ferment, pour into clean glass jar or bottle, paper towel over mouth, held in place by rubber band. Leave on counter & watch bubbles & skin (mother) form at top, which will gradually sink to bottom. When bubbles stop, you've got vinegar - much more flavourful than commercial. I use for cooking & dressings but not for canning as I don't know % acetic acid.