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Date Wine

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Ingredients
  Dates 3 Pound
  Sugar 2 Pound
  Water 1 Gallon
  Citric acid 1 Tablespoon
  Grape tanin 1 Teaspoon
  Yeast 1 Teaspoon
  Yeast nutrient 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Remove and discard stoned from dates.
2. Using a knife, mince dates.

MAKING
3. In a large bowl, put together minced dates and sugar; add boiling water and stir well to dissolve sugar.
4. Let the mixture cool down and then stir in citric acid, tannin, yeast and nutrient.
5. Cover bowl and let stand in a warm place for 1 week.

FINALISING
6. Into a fermentation jar, strain and pour liquids and top up with cooled, boiled water if required.
7. Cover tightly with a lid.
8. When the wine is clear, rack into Champagne bottles.

SERVING
9. Serve Date Wine in wine glass.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Method: 
Fermented
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes

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