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Raisin Wine Recipe

Sunday, January 01, 2006

Here is a nice recipe that can be made with some grocery store ingredients.  This recipe will make a 1 gallon batch.


  • 2 lb raisins
  • 1 gal warm water
  • 2 lbs sugar
  • 1/2 tsp yeast nutrient
  • 4 tsps acid blend
  • 1 campden tablet
  • wine yeast

starting specific gravity should be 1.090-1.095,acid .60%

Chop raisins.

Mix all ingredients except yeast in primary fermentor.

When cool(70-75 deg F) add yeast.

Cover and stir daily for 5 to 6 days.

Remove raisins and press.

Pour into secondary fermentor ,rack in 3 weeks. Make sure container is topped up.

Rack again in 3 months.

Age 6 months

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