Wine recipe check/where to go from here - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Wine Making Forum > Wine recipe check/where to go from here
Sign-up To NEW HBT Article Newsletter - Brewing Articles Direct To You!

Thread Tools
Old 08-05-2009, 07:54 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 8
Default Wine recipe check/where to go from here

I have a couple of ciders under my belt, so I thought I would try a wine. Had a plan to start with and then improvised along the way.

Started with several pounds (4-5?) of red and white seedless grapes. After crushing with a potato masher I had maybe 1.5 quarts of juice. I decided that that was too much work so I added a can of Welchs concord grape concentrate to that juice and then a mixture of table sugar and water until I had about a gallon and a half of liquid. To that I added juice of half a lemon followed by a quart of fresh crushed blueberries in a nylon bag.

SG was about 1.100 and used Red Star champagne yeast.

My thought process was that the lemon would add acid and the blueberries would provide some tannin, acid, and of course more sugar.

Obviously I was shooting from the hip on this one. What I want to know is should I do anything specific during secondary fermentation? Was thinking of adding oak chips and wondering if may need more acid.


Blamo is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Check my APA recipe 0202 Recipes/Ingredients 3 01-22-2009 09:32 PM
Has anybody ever used Thai Palm sugar in a recipe/check my recipe out dsuarez Recipes/Ingredients 3 11-13-2008 01:42 PM
Need a gut check on recipe. CatchinZs Recipes/Ingredients 4 09-22-2008 01:26 AM
Check out my recipe and help me deejaysquishy Recipes/Ingredients 1 08-17-2008 12:39 PM
Recipe check please Bobby_M All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 8 04-06-2007 02:10 PM

Forum Jump