[NAFEX] Kieffer pears for wine?
qazingulaza at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 17:26:40 EDT 2010
I've been making wine from Kieffer for 3 or 4 years. I have one tree
that consistently produces 8-9 bushel of pears. As with most wines
the yeast will make a big difference in the flavor profile. I highly
recommend Cote des Blanc & keeping it on the dry side.
On Sep 29, 2010, at 1:05 PM, Hilborn.E at epamail.epa.gov wrote:
> I have been overwhelmed by the pear production from my dwarf Kieffer
> pear. I have dried them, baked them, and used them in baked goods.
> I am toying with the idea of planting a free-standing semi-dwarf
> of the potential for loads of fruit on a disease-free tree.
> Does anyone have experience with making an alcoholic beverage such as
> wine from the fruit?
> Betsy Hilborn
> 7a NC
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