How to make Homemade wine for Christmas


Homemade wine for Christmas


Homemade wine making is a very simple process. Yeast reacts with grape juice in an environment that allows fermentation. It's purely a natural process but a combination of science and art. Fresh and fully ripened wine grapes are preferred as the main raw material for wine making.

Here is a simple method to make pure Homemade Wine for Christmas at your home by few simple steps.

Ingredients:


Grapes – 1 kilogram
Homemade wine for Christmas

Sugar – 2 kilograms
Homemade wine for Christmas

Boiled and then cooled water – 3 liters

Whole wheat grain – 1 cup
Homemade wine for Christmas

Cloves-8 numbers
Homemade wine for Christmas

Cinnamon sticks – 2 numbers
Homemade wine for Christmas

Cardamom – 4 numbers
Homemade wine for Christmas

Yeast – one and a half teaspoon
Lukewarm water  – 1 cup and
Rum – 3 teaspoon

Preparation:

Boil three liters of water in a clean vessel. Allow it to cool down. Add yeast to a cup of lukewarm water and keep it for 15 mins. Remove grapes from stalk, clean it with pure water and pat it dry. There shouldn't be any moisture. Crush the complete grapes with clean hands.
  
Take a clean container with a tight lid. Make a layer of crushed grapes in the bottom of the container. Sprinkle half of the sugar. Add wheat and spices. Add the yeast, rum, cooled water and cover the mouth of the container with a clean piece of cloth.
  
Keep the container in a dark place for 21 days. Take this everyday and stir it well with a clean spoon. After twenty one days, strain the mixture using a cotton cloth. Do a taste check and add rest of the sugar as required. Amount of sugar will depend on the sweetness of the grapes and how sweet you want your wine to be.
 Keep it for another two weeks and keep removing the sediments every three days until wine becomes clear.  

Once you get the clear wine, keep it refrigerated in a dark bottle and start using.



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