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Homemade Pumpkin Wine Recipe

Homemade Pumpkin Wine RecipeThe perfect homemade wine for this time of year! Got some spare pumpkin lying around? Give it a try!As the evenings grow longer, leaves redder, and the air chillier, pumpkins become an increasingly common ingredient in home-cooked meals.  But how about using this fruit (yes – technically, pumpkins are not vegetables!) for […]

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Homemade Ginger Wine Recipe

Homemade Ginger Wine RecipeGinger wine is one of the more straight forward homemade wines to make. It might be quick and easy but it doesn’t skimp on flavor! We explain the steps below.Although ginger may not look like a good base for a wine, nothing could be further from the truth. This unassuming root makes for […]

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Pomegranate in wine glasses

Homemade Pomegranate Wine Recipe

Homemade Pomegranate Wine Recipe Our pomegranate wine recipe is uncomplicated and tastes great! Read on for detailed instructions and a basic equipment list.Although pomegranate wine may sound pretty exotic, it’s actually very easy to make at home.  Homemade pomegranate wine, with the addition of sugar and raisins, makes for a sweet, refreshing, fruity alternative to […]

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Homemade Mulberry Wine Recipe

Homemade Mulberry Wine Recipe There are plenty of mulberry wine recipes around – there’s even one featured in the cook-book classic Good Things in England by Florence White!  Admittedly, it’s a bit outdated, but it just goes to show that we’ve been making mulberry wine for a long time. Just like fresh, ripe mulberries, homemade mulberry wine […]

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Homemade Persimmon Wine Recipe

Homemade Persimmon Wine RecipeIt’s certainly not a common wine but we believe it should be more popular. Naturally sweet and quick to ferment, it’s a winemakers dream!In many ways, persimmons are the ideal fruit for homemade wine. Not only are they easy to prepare, they are also rich in natural sugars – which are a […]

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Homemade Lemon Wine Recipe

Homemade Lemon Wine Recipe We’ve all heard about wines made with berries – not to mention grapes – but have you ever come across a citrus wine recipe?Despite the commonly held view that fruits used for wine have to be sugary, citrus fruit makes for truly unique, great-tasting wine.  And though lemons may not be […]

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Charles Smith Kung Fu Girl Riesling 2015 wine

Kung Fu Girl Riesling Review

Kung Fu Girl Riesling Review If you’re a fan of sweet wines, you might be surprised by Kung Fu Girl Riesling, an unusual Asian-inspired dry wine that won’t disappoint.When you think of a Riesling, what imagine comes up in your imagination? Most people will immediately think of German wines with their off-dry flavor that tingles […]

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Petite Sirah Wine Guide

Petite Sirah Wine Guide Deepen your understanding of fine wines and the grapes that make them with this comprehensive Petite Sirah wine guide.Petite Sirah is one of the most beloved of all American wines, and it has been made from a special breed of French grapes since the mid-19th Century.  Despite the name, Petite Sirah […]

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