[NAFEX] Mulberry wine??
hblack1925 at fastmail.fm
Wed May 25 12:24:31 EDT 2011
I've made some wonderful mulberry wine with Ill. Everbearing, and then
some not so hot. I think it has to do with good sanitation, sterilizing
things. I don't like using Campden tablets as some people are allergic to
sulfites or sulfides (I dn't know which) and a friend told my hydrogen
peroxide sprayed on tools, jugs etc. does the job. hector black zone 6
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Demmon" <mdemmon at gmail.com>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 10:40 AM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Mulberry wine??
>I made mulberry wine once. I don't know much about making wine. But I had a
> lot of mulberries. It was alcoholic and dry. Kind of flat and bland.
> some acid or tannins. Mulberries are kind of sweet and bland, and when all
> the sugar turns to alcohol, guess what's left?
> z5 se MI
> On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 8:26 AM, Elizabeth Hilborn
> <ehilborn at mebtel.net>wrote:
>> My Illinois Everbearing mulberry tree is young and it has provided small
>> amounts of fruit over a long season.The birds usually take most of them.
>> This year, it is abundantly productive and I am able to gather small
>> amounts (about 2 cups) of fruit a day.
>> I am thinking of making wine. I gather the fruit daily, wash and freeze
>> it to collect enough to try.
>> 2 questions for the list:
>> 1) I am spending a lot of time clipping off stems. Is that necessary?
>> Will it really degrade the flavor of the wine to leave them on?
>> 2) Does anyone have experience with making mulberry wine? Good or bad
>> experiences? A favorite recipe or yeast?
>> Betsy Hilborn
>> 7a Central NC
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