Home Wine Making Basics
Wine Making

Home Wine Making Basics

Delightful country wines can be made at home with almost any fruits, vegetables, flowers, grains, etc; (providing they are not poisonous!). A reputable supplier will certainly stock the items mentioned and will be pleased to give advice on any problems. Grape concentrates may also be used to make good vins ordinaires quickly and simply. BASIC…

How To Make Apple Wine
Apple Wine

How To Make Apple Wine

Wine Made With Apples As A Base Apples, like rhubarb, are a very useful basic wine making ingredient. Combined with a variety of other ingredients they make some excellent wines which could not be obtained any other way. Apples contain pectin and sometimes a little starch. We shall be adding Pektolase as a matter of…

Making Wine From Rhubarb
Rhubarb Wines

Making Wine From Rhubarb

RHUBARB AS A BASIC INGREDIENT Rhubarb is a very versatile ingredient for making wines that may be used alone — with additives to assist fermentation — or with a variety of other fruits to produce a profusion of recipes for some really outstanding wines. The advantages of rhubarb are that it is cheap, plentiful and has…

How To Make Flower Wines
Flower Wines

How To Make Flower Wines

In previous articles on this subject I have recommended the use of a synthetic must in flower wines as a basic fermentable medium and one which improved these wines a good deal. This is not now available. It is a fact that flowers themselves do not produce good fermentation although we add tannin in the…

How To Make Vegetable Wines
Vegetable Wine

How To Make Vegetable Wines

MAKING WINES WITH VEGETABLES IS EASY I believed for a long time believe that with so many modern ingredients available today for making top-class wines so easily and quickly the somewhat tedious chore of preparing vegetables for wine-making would be too much for anybody. But I was wrong. Visits to wine-making clubs where vegetable wines…

Fruit Wine Recipes – Hedgerow And Garden Fruits
Fruit Wine Recipes

Fruit Wine Recipes – Hedgerow And Garden Fruits

BLACKBERRY WINES Burgundy style, but different from Blackcurrant DRY 1.6 kg (3 ½ lb) blackberries; 1 kg (2 ¼ lb) sugar; good wine yeast and nutrient; level teaspoonful Pektolase; water as in method 3.5 dl (13 fl oz) Burgundy-style concentrate; reduce sugar by 350 g (13 oz) MEDIUM 1.8 kg (4 lb) blackberries; 1.125 kg…