Raspberry Wine Recipes

If you are a fan of raspberry wine and want to make your own at home, try out these easy, award-winning raspberry wine recipes. Raspberry wine has long been appreciated for it's fragrant aroma and subtle, tart taste. Raspberries begin to ripen from July to September. This is the perfect time to start gathering raspberry wine recipes to create your very own bottles of refreshing raspberry wine. This article will take you step-by-step on how to make raspberry wine from scratch.

Classic Raspberry Wine Recipe
To Make Classic Raspberry Wine, you will need:

  • 3-4 pounds of ripe raspberries
  • 7 pints of water
  • 2 1/4 pounds of sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon acid blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon pectic enzyme
  • 1 teaspoon nutrient
  • 1 campden tablet, crushed
  • 1 package wine yeast
  • primary holding source
  • glass secondary holding source
  • nylon straining bag
  • hydrometer
  • large pot
  1. In a large pot, bring to a boil the water and sugar. Stir occasionally until sugar is completely dissolved.
  2. Rinse off the raspberries under cool water.
  3. Place the raspberries into the nylon straining bag and crush them until they are juiced.
  4. Now pour the raspberry juice into the primary holding container.
  5. Tie the nylon bag containing the raspberry pulp and place this into the primary container as well.
  6. Pour the boiling water over the berries and add the rest of the ingredients, except for the yeast.
  7. Cover it tightly for 24 hours.
  8. After 24 hours have passed, add in the yeast and recover.
  9. Stir the mixture everyday, being sure to check the hydrometer.
  10. When the hydrometer reading reaches 1.030 strain the juice from the nylon bag
  11. Siphon the wine and place it into the glass secondary holding container and cover.
  12. When the hydrometer reading reaches 1.000, siphon the wine again.
  13. Continue siphoning the wine every two months for six months straight.
  14. Pour into bottles.
  15. Age the wine for another twelve months.
  16. Makes one gallon. Serve chilled.

 

Fruity Raspberry Wine Recipe
To make Fruity Raspberry Wine,  you will need:

  •  6 cups raspberries
  • 7 cups of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon yeast nutrient 
  • 3 tangerines
  • 1 crushed Campden tablet
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pectic enzyme
  • 1 package of wine yeast
  • 1 gallon of purified water
  • nylon straining bag
  • primary holding container
  • glass secondary holding container
  • hydrometer
  • wine bottles
  1. Wash the raspberries under cool water and let them drain.
  2. Peel and cut up the tangerine.
  3. Place the raspberries and tangerine into the nylon straining bag and mash it together.
  4. Strain the juice into the primary container, leaving the pulp in the bag .
  5. Tie the top of the Nylon bag and place it into the primary container.
  6. Add all of the other ingredients except for the wine yeast.
  7. Stir and place the lid on the primary container.
  8. After 24 hours, stir in the wine yeast and recover.
  9. When the hydrator reading reaches 1.030, take the bag of fruit pulp out and squeeze out any additional juice.
  10. Siphon the wine from the sediment at the bottom of the primary container and place it into the glass secondary container.
  11. Attach the lid. Fermenting is done when the hydrometer reading reaches 1.000.
  12. Siphon the wine again in every two months for six months
  13. If you want to sweeten your wine further, then do so now.
  14. Bottle the wine and let it age for a year.
  15. Makes one gallon. Serve chilled.

 

 

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