Category: WineLog

Plucot Wine

4 lbs plucots chopped no stones 2 lbs finely granulated sugar 1-1/2 tsp acid blend 1/2 tsp pectic enzyme 1/8 tsp grape tannin 1 tsp yeast nutrient 1/4 tsp potassium metabisulfate 3/4 gal water 1/4 tsp wine yeast Mix first five ingredients and place in straining bag. Pour on water, mix and let set loosely covered over night. Next day… Read more →

Black Tea Wine

3/4 gallon water 10 TBSP (heaping) loose tea 1/2 cup dried chopped cranberries 1/4 tsp wine tannin 1 tsp acid blend 2 tsp yeast energizer Bring first five ingredients to a boil. Transfer to a 1 gallon carboy with some of the cranberries and tea leaves (use a funnel don’t rack with siphon for primary fermentation – give yeast more… Read more →

Strawberry Wine #1

Two things have contributed to my delving into the art of winemaking – one, strawberries were on sale at Reasor’s and two, I have always been curious about making my own booze.  I have done quite a bit of reading sporadically over the years over winemaking, beer brewing and distilling. One thing I find is not often do people involved… Read more →