Make Wine at Home: Pineapple wine recipe

METRIC/IMPERIAL

1 litre/1 quart pineapple juice

500g/1 lb 14-oz concentrated white grape juice

1 teaspoon pectolytic enzyme

1 kg/2 lb 2 oz white sugar

2.25 litres/4 pints cold water

Tokay yeast and nutrient

1 Empty the can or carton of pineapple juice into a sterilized fermentation jar, together with half a can of concentrated grape juice suitable Tor a dry white wine. Add the water, pectic enzyme, yeast and nutrient. Shake the jar well to mix up the contents. Fit an airlock and ferment for five days.

2 Remove some of the must. Stir in half the sugar and return it to the jar. Replace the airlock and continue the fermentation.

3 After seven days repeat this process with half the remaining sugar and seven days later with the remaining portion of sugar.

4 When fermentation finishes and the wine begins to clear, siphon it into a sterilized storage jar. Add one Campden tablet and top up with vodka, while wine or cold boiled water.

5 Rack again when the wine is bright. Bottle and keep for one year. Serve cold as a dry aperitif.

14. November 2011 by admin
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