Mixed Vegetable Wine

A medium sweet, white social wine.

  • 2Kg of Carrots, parsnips and swedes
  • 250g of Concentrated white grape juice
  • 1.1Kg of Sugar
  • 4 tsp of Citric acid
  • ½ tsp of Tannin
  • 3.7 litres of Water
  • Campden tablet
  • Nutrient
  • Gervin GV1 yeast
  1. Top, tail, scrub clean, cut up the vegetables into small cubes, add the water and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer until all the vegetables are tender.
  2. Strain on to the sugar and acid. Stir well until both are dissolved then cover and leave to cool.
  3. Add the concentrated grape juice, tannin, nutrient and active yeast. Pour the must into a jar, fit an airlock and ferment out.
  4. Move the jar to a cold place for a few days, then rack into a clean jar, add one campden tablet, bung tight and store until the wine is bright.
  5. Rack again and mature this wine for eighteen months.