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Wine Recipes

The following wine recipe chart gives the amount of each of the wine making ingredients needed to make 5 gallons of a particular type of homemade wine. For directions on how to use these wine making ingredients together as a recipe, see the article "How To Make Homemade Wine."

Also note that Campden Tablets will be needed as well. These are used to keep the wine from spoiling. You may also want to get Wine Conditioner as well if you plan on making your wine sweet.

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Each wine making recipe makes 5 gallons.

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For directions on how to make wine using these wine recipes go to "How To Make Homemade Wine." These directions will guide you through the entire wine making process, from picking to bottling.

As you may have noticed by having just a few wine making ingredients you can make many, many different types of wine. In fact, by having on hand the ingredients you see accross the top of the above chart you can make 95% of the wine recipes you will run across.

Not sure where to start? Then you may want to consider purchasing the Your Fruit! Necessities Box. It contains all the wine making equipment and ingredients you will need to get started, including the ingredients listed in the above chart. It's a simple way to get started!

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  • Sugar: You can buy sugar at your local grocers
  • Yeast Nutrient: 6 oz (12 tbsp, 36 tsp)
  • Yeast Energizer: 4 oz (8 tbsp, 24 tsp)
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1 FL oz (2 tbsp, 6 tsp)
  • Acid Blend: 6 oz (12 tbsp, 36 tsp)
  • Wine Tannin: 2 oz (4 tbsp, 12 tsp)
  • Yeast: 1 packet
Produce Sugar Yeast Nutrient Yeast Energizer Pectic Enzyme Acid
Blend
Wine Tannin Yeast
Apple Juice 5 Gals. 5 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp 1 tsp. EC-1118
Apricots 13 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 2 tbsp. 1 tsp. EC-1118
Bananas 15 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. 5 tbsp. 1/2  tsp Montrachet
Blackberry 20 lbs. 10 1/2lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp N/A Montrachet
Blueberry 13 lbs. 11 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 2 tbsp. N/A Montrachet
Cherry 20 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 5 tsp. N/A Montrachet
Chokecherry 13 lbs. 11 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 5 tsp. N/A Montrachet
Concord 40 lbs. 6 1/2lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. 71B-1122
Concord 80 lbs. 2 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. RC-212
Cranberry 15 lbs. 10 1/2 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. N/A N/A Montrachet
Currant 13 lbs. 10 1/2lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A N/A Red Pasture
Dandelion 6 Qts. 11 lbs. 1 tbsp. 2 tsp. N/A 3 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. K1V-1116
Elderberry 15 lbs. 10 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A N/A 5 tsp. N/A RC-212
Huckleberry 18 lbs. 10 1/2 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 2 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. Montrachet
Fig, Fresh 18 lbs. 9 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. 4 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. K1V-1116
Frozen Conc. 10 lbs. 2 1/2 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A N/A 4 tsp. 1/2 tsp. Montrachet
Ginger Root 1 lbs. 11 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. N/A 4 tbsp. N/A K1V-1116
Gooseberry 13 lbs. 11 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. Champagne
Grapefruit 30 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. N/A N/A 1 tsp. Champagne
Mead (Honey) 13 lbs. N/A 1 1/2 tbsp. 2 tbsp. N/A 3 tbsp. 1 tsp. Champagne
Mulberry 25 lbs. 10 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1 tsp. 3 tsp. 1 tsp. Montrachet
Muscadine 30 lbs. 9 lbs. 5 tsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A 1 tsp. Champagne
Peach 13 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp. 1 tsp. EC-1118
Persimmon 15 lbs. 10 1/2 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 3 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. Champagne
Pear 20 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. 3 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. EC-1118
Pineapple 15 lbs. 9 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. 2 tsp. 1 tsp. Montrachet
Plum 20 lbs. 9 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. 2 tsp. 1/2 tsp. Montrachet
Raspberry 15 lbs. 10 1/2 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp N/A ICV D47
Rhubarb 18 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. N/A N/A 1 tsp. Montrachet
Scuppernong 30 lbs. 9 lbs. 5 tsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A 1 tsp. K1V-1116
Strawberry 18 lbs. 10 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1 tsp. 5 tsp. 1 tsp. ICV D47
Thompson 80 lbs. 1 1/2 lbs. 5 tsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 3 tsp. 1 tsp. Champagne
Wild Grapes 20 lbs. 10 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. EC-1118
Watermelon 15 lbs. 9 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp. 1 1/2 tsp. Champagne
Produce Sugar Yeast Nutrient Yeast Energizer Pectic Enzyme Acid
Blend
Wine Tannin Yeast