Category Archives: Fruit Wine

Updates: Homemade Pineapple, Sweet Potato, Banana Wines

Yesterday, Mr. Scribbles and I spent the afternoon tasting and sweetening three of our wines in progress. Here’s our process for back-sweetening wine: 1. Pour a sample of wine. 2. Sniff. 3. Taste a sip. 4. Sniff and taste again. 5. … Continue reading

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Homemade Pineapple Wine

I was looking for an easy wine with inexpensive ingredients. It also had to be ready to drink fairly quickly, though I do want to age most of it. When I found a recipe for homemade pineapple wine, I knew … Continue reading

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Homemade Banana Wine

Bananas are quite possibly Mr. Scribbles’ favorite food. So why wouldn’t he want to ferment them into a wine? Three gallon batch, begun May 26, 2013. Peel and puree about 13 lbs of very ripe bananas, or 45 bananas. Place … Continue reading

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Homemade Fruit Concentrate Wine Recipe

One of Mr. Scribbles’ projects, he’s made this wine a couple of times before. It is a refreshing, fruity, slightly sweet wine that is okay to drink young, but becomes really tasty once it ages for at least a year … Continue reading

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Sparkling Mango Wine? Don’t Mind If I Do!

Last weekend, we carefully lifted a champagne bottle out of the fridge. “Do you think it worked?” I asked, trembling with anticipation. “It looks like it has bubbles,” was Mr. Scribbles’ reply. Off came the wire basket, and the stopper began … Continue reading

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