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Bramble Tip And Raisin Wine

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Ingredients
  Bramble tip 4 Pound
  Water 1 Gallon
  Raisins 1 Pound, chopped
  Lemon 1 , grated lemon rind
  Sugar 2 1⁄4 Pound
  Yeast 1 Teaspoon, bordeaux
  Yeast nutrient 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large pot, boil chopped bramble tips in water for about 30 minutes.
2. Into a large bowl, using a nylon sieve or muslin, strain the mixture.
3. Add raisins, lemon rind and sugar; stir well and let cool down.
4. When the solution is cooled down, stir in lemon juice, yeasts and nutrient.
5. Cover the bowl tightly and keep aside in a warm place for 4 days.
6. Using a thick cloth, strain the liquids; squeeze gently.

FINALISING
7. Into a fermentation jar, pour the solution and fill up to the shoulders.
8. When the first vigorous fermentation has subsided, top with any remaining solution to fill jar up to the neck or top up with cooled, boiled water.
9. When the wine is clear, rack into Champagne bottles.

SERVING
10. Serve Bramble Tip and raisin wine in a sleek wine glass and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Method: 
Fermented
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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