Country Wine Recipes

Simple and easy traditional country wine recipes that you can make at home using home grown or hedgerow fruits.

Young Nettles for Nettle Beer

Nettle Beer Recipe – How to Make Nettle Beer

This nettle beer is a refreshing drink for late spring and early summer. It is easy and simple to make. Drink it fresh, it won't keep.

Orange Wine Recipe

Simple Orange Wine Recipe

A simple wine but absolutely delicious. It can be enjoyed very young as well as mature. Great for parties or well chilled for a hot summer's day

Ginger Wine Recipe

Hot Ginger Wine Recipe

This easy ginger wine recipe produces a dark, strongly-flavoured, warm ginger wine - ideal for taking the chill off a cold winter night.

Goldenrod Wine Recipe

Goldenrod Wine Recipe

This goldenrod wine recipe produces an interestingly flavoured medium wine from the flowers. Goldenrod is best known as a medicinal wildflower herb

Elderflower Champagne Recipe

Elderflower Wine Recipe – How to Make Elderflower Wine

This simple and easy elderflower wine recipe produces a still, light fruity wine but with a kick. A pleasant drink for a hot summer's afternoon.

Hawthorn Berry Wine Recipe

Hawthorn Berry Wine Recipe

An easy hawthorn berry wine recipe, the most difficult thing is picking the hawthorn berries. Be prepared with anti-septic cream for your scratches!

Elderberry Wine Recipe

Traditional Elderberry Wine Recipe

This traditional elderberry plus wine recipe was dated 1951 in grandfather's recipes and records book. This easy, updated version producing a complex wine

Elderberry Wine Recipe

Traditional Elderberry Port Wine Recipe

This traditional elderberry port wine recipe, slightly updated for better results, produces a deep rich country wine, full of flavour when mature in a year

Pea-Pod Wine Recipe

Pea-Pod Wine Recipe How to Make Your Own Pea-pod Wine

This simple and easy pea-pod wine recipe produces a gallon of delicate, medium-sweet, light table wine from a by-product that would be wasted otherwise.

Parsnip Wine Recipe

Parsnip Wine Recipe How to Make Parsnip Wine

This easy to follow parsnip wine recipe produces about a gallon of light medium-sweet, Sauternes style table wine that will be drinkable in just six months

Raspberry Wine Recipe

Raspberry Wine Recipe How to Make Raspberry Wine

This easy raspberry wine recipe produces a medium-sweet wine with that distinctive raspberry taste. The fruit is lightly stewed to extract all the flavour.

Gooseberry Wine Recipe

Gooseberry Wine Recipe How to Make Gooseberry Wine

This uncomplicated gooseberry wine recipe is easy to follow and produces a light, medium dry wine with the sharpness of gooseberry.

Blackcurrant Wine Recipe

Blackcurrant Wine Recipe How to Make Blackcurrant Wine

A simple and easy blackcurrant wine recipe that produces a medium-sweet, rich, complexly flavoured red wine. It's similar in some ways to a Beaujolais.

Elderberry Wine Recipe

Elderberry Wine Recipe How to Make Elderberry Wine

This simple and easy elderberry wine recipe produces a true hedgerow country fine with a deep and complex flavour reflecting the warmth of the summer.

Blackberry and Elderberry Wine Recipe

Blackberry & Elderberry Wine Recipe

This easy traditional hedgerow blackberry & elderberry wine recipe has a modern addition with banana that adds an overtone to the country wine.

Damson Wine Recipe

Dry Damson Wine Recipe How to Make Damson Wine

This simple and easy dry damson wine recipe produces a gallon of the rich wine that has always been one of the most popular of country wines.

Cherry Wine Recipe

Cherry Wine Recipe How to Make Cherry Wine

This simple and easy cherry wine recipe produces a gallon of wine with a heady aroma and flavour. It uses a mixture of sweet and sour cherries.

Rhubarb Wine Recipe

Rhubarb Wine Recipe How to Make Rhubarb Wine

This rhubarb wine recipe will make a medium wine that's more delicate than you might expect from a humble country wine based on a full-flavoured fruit.

Blackberry Wine Recipe

Blackberry Wine Recipe How to Make Blackberry Wine

An easy blackberry wine recipe the produces a Beaujolais style light red wine. A true country wine that goes particularly well with a mild soft cheese.

Loganberry Wine Recipe

Loganberry Wine Recipe – How to Make Loganberry Wine

This straightforward Loganberry Wine Recipe shows you how to easily make a delicious wine that is full-bodied and warming in winter, holding summer's warmth

Dry Dandelion Wine Recipe

Dry Dandelion Wine Recipe How to Make Dry Dandelion Wine

This easy dry dandelion wine recipe produces a light-bodied, subtle but refreshing wine, ideal for a hot summer's day.

Elderflower Champagne Recipe

Elderflower Champagne Recipe How to Make Your Own Cordial

This fabulous traditional elderflower champagne recipe makes just over 10 pints in two weeks. It is easy, simple and quick. Also converts to cordial.

Dandelion Wine Recipe

Sweet Dandelion Wine Recipe How to Make Sweet Dandelion Wine

This dandelion wine recipe produces a sweet wine capturing the summer in an infusion made from the flowers. It's simple, easy and delicious.

Carrot Wine Recipe

Carrot Wine Recipe – How to Make Carrot Wine

This straightforward carrot wine recipe makes a gallon of rich tasting wine that is golden in colour. It's simple, cheap and easy to make.

Beetroot

Beetroot Wine Recipe – How to Make Beetroot Wine

This simple and easy beetroot wine recipe makes 1 gallon of either dry or medium red beetroot wine depending how much sugar is used.

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