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How long can something be left on the lees before needing to add more yeast if intending to bottle condition?

I have a mead that I plan on bottle conditioning. With beer, due to the short turn-around time, you can usually just rack onto some priming sugar and bottle, and the remaining yeast will eat the ...
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After adding sparkolloid to homemade wine in a carboy, how do I remove the liquid without stirring up the lees?

I just created my first 5 gallon batch of white wine, and it turned out pretty good. However about a month ago I reracked it with sparkolloid powder allowing the lees to settle at the bottom, but have ...
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Trub versus Lees

What is the difference between Trub and Lees? I've only heard about lees in regards to wine, i.e. the leftovers in the bottle. Note, Wikipedia says Lees is not only leftover grape bits, but also dead ...