Sunday, January 24, 2010

Raspberry wine

I had a few pounds of fresh raspberries from my folks' farm that I'd frozen last year for use later on. I needed the freezer space, and had a couple empty 1 gallon carboys sitting idle, so why not?

Mush 'em up and scoop 'em into the carboy:

Add sugar, water, yeast, etc. - then wait for the magic to happen!

They're sitting next to a couple gallons made from fresh McIntosh apples that I made into applesauce. Those in turn are sitting next to 6 gallons of pumpkin-raisin wine, almost ready to bottle and distribute:

The 2010 wine season is in full swing!

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