Last modified on 1 December 2009, at 12:59

Wine/The Art and Science of Winemaking

This drink is made during Christmas Season. It is very delicious, your friends will love it


4 Kgs Dark Black Grapes;
4 Bottles or 4 litres Water (Boiled & Cooled);
4 Kgs Sugar;
2 Eggs – Whites only;
2 Ounces of liquid Yeast or 2 tbspns. of Dry Yeast granuals;
A handful of whole wheat;
Sugar for colouring – ½ - ¾ cup.  


Clean & wash grapes well removing stalks, crush nicely with hand until you get a good purple colour. Place the crushed grapes in a ceramic jar with half the quantity of sugar (i.e. 2 kgs Sugar), add water, egg whites, yeast & wheat – mix well & keep airtight for 21 days – stirring well every alternative day. After 21 days strain away the grape pulp mixture, add the balance sugar to the wine – mix well & keep airtight for another 21 days to ferment. Now filter the wine (you could use a muslin cloth & strain the wine) – keep aside. Take a wok add the sugar kept for colouring (1/2 –3/4 Cup) – place on fire & go on stirring till the sugar melts & becomes dark brown/black in colour - but do not allow it to burn – now add about 5-7 tbsps. Of hot water to this syrup little @ a time & mix well, add this syrup to the wine & mix well – store the wine in a clean jar & use.