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Don't let these sour grapes get you down, and learn how to make wonderful merlots and pinots, along with a wide range of other unconventional wines and meads!

Mead Through the Seasons: Summer

By Nancy Koziol

Brew these refreshing meads for hot summer days. The Morat and Sima brews are perfect for milder palates while Capsicumel is great for spicing things up.

Mead Through the Seasons: Fall

By Nancy Koziol

Brew this Cyser mead to help celebrate this year’s harvest. Perfect for beginners, this fun twist on cider is best enjoyed during the fall, but can be drank throughout the year

Mead Through the Seasons: Spring

 By Nancy Koziol

Welcome in spring with these assorted sweet mead recipes. Whether you’re an experienced brewer or budding beginner, these recipes are a sure hit.

How to Make Rhubarb Blueberry Wine

By Erin Sheehan

"Bluebarb" wine is delicious and well worth the effort!


The Ten-Minute Guide to Home Winemaking

By Sue Robishaw

Sue Robishaw creates easy-to-make homemade wine recipes, read up on her ten-minute guide to home winemaking.

How to Make Mead

By Amy Grisak

How sweet it is! Mead, also known as honey wine, is one of the simplest wines you can make. It only takes three ingredients — honey, water and yeast! Making mead requires patience — you should let it mellow for a year or more before drinking. But the chance to enjoy your own homemade wine makes it well worth the wait.

Herb Wines from Scratch: How To Make Wine

Richard Bender

The recipes given each will make about one gallon of wine. Terms peculiar to wine making are defined in the glossary. Now, go gather a mess of dried herbs, sterilize your equipment, and let’s make some wine.

Herb Wines from Scratch: A Wine-Making Glossary

By Richard W. Bender

A glossary of terms you may need to know if you plan to brew your own herbal wine.

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