Last Activity:02-28-2013 10:53 PM
Posted in thread: plum port? anyone had the experience? on 02-11-2013 at 08:57 AM
Been wanting to try ky hand at a port style wine and blackberry seems to be the obvious choice
but 1. They are out of season 2. I'd rather use them to make more wine and blackberry whisky.A
Posted in thread: blackberry port? on 02-10-2013 at 08:17 PM
I've read up about making port style wines and how they uses alot of fruit and take maybe years
to make only for you to fortify it with a brandy.....my idea to throw out there is, how about
Posted in thread: jam wines? on 02-06-2013 at 08:47 PM
Both pics are of the same wine the first one i removed a little must just incase of explosive
fermentation but it didn't so i racked it off some of the bigger lees and topped up, perfect.
Posted in thread: jam wines? on 02-06-2013 at 08:46 PM
Made over the weekend, strawberry and elderflower 'cheat' wine. 2 jars a of jam 1 bottle of
elderflower cordial all mixed up and poured into a demijohn, no sugar added seen as s.g was
Posted in thread: welch's wine recipe, show em if you got em on 02-04-2013 at 07:34 PM
This is true, nothing worse than discovering the wine that you've took time to make lacks that
little something and all over a single cup of tea
Posted in thread: welch's wine recipe, show em if you got em on 02-04-2013 at 12:25 PM
@blasterThe tea adds tannins into the wine. It all adds to the body and 'mouth-feel', gives
that little bit of dryness.
Posted in thread: jam wines? on 01-28-2013 at 10:16 AM
Its funny really, there's fruit and sugar in a concentrated form and it never occurred to me at
all until i saw it in some of my grandads old notes.Gonna try and do a strawberry and
elderflower wine u...
Posted in thread: jam wines? on 01-26-2013 at 11:13 PM
Just what i was thinking, i hardly think they would end up being harmful but suppose it a case
of *would they stop the yeast* i do read a lot in books that fruit juice with preservative is
Posted in thread: jam wines? on 01-26-2013 at 10:02 PM
Thats good to hear, what about shop brought jams?I would say so but I'm the only one that makes
jams at home but thankfully i have enough to spare
Posted in thread: juice wines quick to mature? on 01-26-2013 at 10:00 PM
Been reading that they can be quick to mature?Also saw that using a simple store brought
pressed grape is good but can be a little uninteresting but by adding one or two different jams
you could add m...