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Orange Wine

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Ingredients
  Sweet oranges 12
  Pared orange rind 6 (Thinly Pared From 6 Whole Fruit)
  Water 1 Gallon
  Sugar 3 1⁄2 Pound
  Yeast 1 Teaspoon (Use As Required)
  Yeast nutrient 1 Teaspoon (Use As Required)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a bowl, place the rinds and stream in the 4 pints of boiling water over the rinds.
2) Allow to soak for 24 hours.

MAKING
3) In a bowl, place the remaining water and sugar, and strain the rind mixture over the bowl.
4) Cut the oranges and squeeze as much juice as possible.
5) Pass the juice through cheesecloth into the water and sugar.
6) Mix well, and add the yeast and nutrient.
7) Transfer the juice mixture to fermentation jar.
8) Plug with cotton wool for the first couple of day.
9) Put the air-lock when the first frothy bubbles have died down.
10) Leave to ferment and rack in the normal way.

SERVING
11) Bottle and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Beverage
Method: 
Fermented
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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