Crude Guide to Fruit Wine Making

You can make wine from any fruits containing sugar. Not just from fruits, flowers and wood saps are viable raw materials too. If the sugar concentration is not enough, adding more is a quick fix. By definition, wine is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting grape must – grapes with seeds, peels and stalks mashed […]

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Starter Guide to Fruit Jam, Jelly and Marmalade

To put it simply, you can make jam by boiling down any fruit extract to a spreadable consistency. Science calls it soft ball stage which is about 112-116 degrees Centigrade or 85°Brix as measured by refractometer. Do tweaks along the line: add sugar and adjust acidity if needed. 

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