Wine Recipes

The following wine recipe chart gives the amount of each of the wine making ingredients needed to make 5 gallons of a particular type of homemade wine. For directions on how to use these wine making ingredients together as a recipe, see the article "How To Make Homemade Wine."

Also note that Campden Tablets will be needed as well. These are used to keep the wine from spoiling. You may also want to get Wine Conditioner as well if you plan on making your wine sweet.

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Apple Juice 5 Gals. 5 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp 1 tsp. EC-1118 Download PDF
Apricots 13 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 2 tbsp. 1 tsp. EC-1118 Download PDF
Bananas 15 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. 5 tbsp. 1/2  tsp Montrachet Download PDF
Blackberry 20 lbs. 10 1/2lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp N/A Montrachet Download PDF
Blueberry 13 lbs. 11 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 2 tbsp. N/A Montrachet Download PDF
Cherry 20 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 5 tsp. N/A Montrachet Download PDF
Chokecherry 13 lbs. 11 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 5 tsp. N/A Montrachet Download PDF
Concord 40 lbs. 6 1/2lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. 71B-1122 Download PDF
Concord 80 lbs. 2 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. RC-212 Download PDF
Cranberry 15 lbs. 10 1/2 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. N/A N/A Montrachet Download PDF
Currant 13 lbs. 10 1/2lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A N/A Red Pasture Download PDF
Dandelion 6 Qts. 11 lbs. 1 tbsp. 2 tsp. N/A 3 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. K1V-1116 Download PDF
Elderberry 15 lbs. 10 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A N/A 5 tsp. N/A RC-212 Download PDF
Huckleberry 18 lbs. 10 1/2 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 2 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. Montrachet Download PDF
Fig, Fresh 18 lbs. 9 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. 4 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. K1V-1116 Download PDF
Frozen Conc. 10 lbs. 2 1/2 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A N/A 4 tsp. 1/2 tsp. Montrachet Download PDF
Ginger Root 1 lbs. 11 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. N/A 4 tbsp. N/A K1V-1116 Download PDF
Gooseberry 13 lbs. 11 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. Champagne Download PDF
Grapefruit 30 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. N/A N/A 1 tsp. Champagne Download PDF
Mead (Honey) 13 lbs. N/A 1 1/2 tbsp. 2 tbsp. N/A 3 tbsp. 1 tsp. Champagne Download PDF
Mulberry 25 lbs. 10 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1 tsp. 3 tsp. 1 tsp. Montrachet Download PDF
Muscadine 30 lbs. 9 lbs. 5 tsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A 1 tsp. Champagne Download PDF
Peach 13 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp. 1 tsp. EC-1118 Download PDF
Persimmon 15 lbs. 10 1/2 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 3/4 tsp. 3 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. Champagne Download PDF
Pear 20 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. 3 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. EC-1118 Download PDF
Pineapple 15 lbs. 9 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1/2 tsp. 2 tsp. 1 tsp. Montrachet Download PDF
Plum 20 lbs. 9 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. 1 tsp. 2 tsp. 1/2 tsp. Montrachet Download PDF
Raspberry 15 lbs. 10 1/2 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp N/A ICV D47 Download PDF
Rhubarb 18 lbs. 10 lbs. N/A 1 tbsp. N/A N/A 1 tsp. Montrachet Download PDF
Scuppernong 30 lbs. 9 lbs. 5 tsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A 1 tsp. K1V-1116 Download PDF
Strawberry 18 lbs. 10 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1 tsp. 5 tsp. 1 tsp. ICV D47 Download PDF
Thompson 80 lbs. 1 1/2 lbs. 5 tsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. 3 tsp. 1 tsp. Champagne Download PDF
Wild Grapes 20 lbs. 10 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 3/4 tsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. EC-1118 Download PDF
Watermelon 15 lbs. 9 lbs. 2 tbsp. N/A 1/2 tsp. 2 1/2 tbsp. 1 1/2 tsp. Champagne Download PDF
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More Information...

For directions on how to make wine using these wine recipes go to "How To Make Homemade Wine." These directions will guide you through the entire wine making process, from picking to bottling.

As you may have noticed by having just a few wine making ingredients you can make many, many different types of wine. In fact, by having on hand the ingredients you see across the top of the above chart you can make 95% of the wine recipes you will run across.

Not sure where to start? Then you may want to consider purchasing the Your Fruit! Necessities Box. It contains all the wine making equipment and ingredients you will need to get started, including the ingredients listed in the above chart. It's a simple way to get started!

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