Apples are rich in vitamin A and C. Add the apple wine to your daily diet and notice its power to drive away bad cholesterol or otherwise known as LDL. The wine contains the fine richness and sweetness of apples and act as an excellent antioxidant.

Recipe Servings : Makes 4 litres of wine
Preparation Time : 2 hours
Cuisine : All


How to Make Apple Wine

  1. Boil three litres of water in a large pot. Then leave to cool.
  2. Take a well washed, and completely dried and wiped porcelain or glass pot that has a lid.
  3. Pour the boiled and cooled water into the pot.
  4. Wash and pat dry all the apples. Cut the apples into half and remove the cores.
  5. All the apple flesh along with the skin into the pot. Discard the cores.
  6. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well.
  7. Keep covered with the lid.
  8. For one week, you need to open the lid- once a day and stir with a long wooden spoon.
  9. Then tightly cover the lid and wrap the top portion with a thick cotton or muslin cloth.
  10. Again, for one week, just shake the pot in a steady circular clockwise motion- without opening the lid.
  11. Leave it to rest for a month in a place with no disturbance and that which is free from dust.
  12. After one month, open and strain the liquid into a large bowl. To strain, pour the liquid apple mix through a muslin cloth.
  13. Pour into sterilised glass bottles and serve as required.


Best if kept untouched and undisturbed in the glass or porcelain pot for a year or so. It matures well and gives a body to the wine. If you like to give a bit more rusty colour to your wine, replace one fourth of white sugar quantity with brown sugar.

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