How To Make Pumpkin Wine

Homemade Wine Recipe

Ingredients: Pumpkin Wine

4 pints chopped pumpkin
2 1/2 lb / 1,100 grams sugar
3 teaspoons acid blend
1 lb / 450 grams raisins
Wine yeast
1 teaspoon yeast nutrient / energiser
8 pints / 1 gallon boiling water
1 campden tablet

Method - What to Do

Dice the pumpkin flesh and add to winemaking fermentation container, with chopped raisins and boiling water. Stir well, adding all of the other pumpkin wine ingredients, but not the wine yeast. When the pumpkin mixture has cooled to room temperature, mix in activated wine yeast and allow to ferment for five days, stirring pumpkin wine mixture several times each day.

Strain the fermenting pumpkin wine must and pour the liquor into a wine demijohn, with airlock. Rack the pumpkin wine for the first time at one month, and then again at approximately four months and eight months. Bottle the pumpkin wine when it has reached one year old and allow to stand for up to one year.

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