How To Make Strawberry Wine

Homemade Wine Recipe

Ingredients: Strawberry Wine

4 pints strawberries - fresh and just ripe
3 1/2 lbs / 1,600 grams sugar
Juice of 1 lemon
1/2 teaspoon pectic enzyme
Wine yeast
1 teaspoon yeast nutrient / energiser
8 pints / 1 gallon water
1 campden tablet

Method - What to Do

Wash the fresh strawberries and slice finely. Add the strawberries to a clean winemaking fermentation bucket and add boiling water, together with all of the other strawberry wine ingredients, except for the wine yeast. Mix well and strawberry wine mixture allow to cool to room temperature.

Gently mix in activated wine yeast and then stir several times each day for the next four to five days. Thoroughly strain the liquor from the fermenting strawberry wine 'must' and transfer to wine demijohn. Fit airlock and allow to ferment for six weeks. Rack at this stage, and then again at then again each three months, until the strawberry wine is around one year old, clear and stable. Bottle the wine and try not to drink for at least six months.

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