Tag Archives: White

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 Sweet Potato Wine Recipe

Why sweet potato wine? Well, why not sweet potato wine? In addition to grapes and various fruits, i.e. strawberries, blackberries, apple, mango, etc., it seems you can ferment just about anything and make an alcoholic substance out of it. I’ve … 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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