Prepping everything from pumpkin pies to party platters.
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By Dadja
Just something I thought I'd share with you all...

So, I have tried to make wine out of grapes for about 7 times now, of which 3 times successfully, and 4 times ending in pouring 15 l of fermented grape juice down the drain.

Problem has always been the pressing of the grapes. I used to do it all by hand and it is HELL to do that with 20kg of grapes. But presses are expensive, a small one easily costs $150. So I decided to make my own, and this is the result. The cost of making it was around $45.


Now I realise that this isn't really 'pumpkin'-related, but I was thinking. Basically, you can make wine out of every kind of fruit, and we know pumpkins are fruit. So maybe I'll give making pumpkin-wine a go. It would be killer to serve at next year's Halloween party.

It seems there are a few recipes out there. So it has been done. Does anyone here have any experience with it? Or maybe just tasted it? Is it drinkable?
Last edited by Dadja on Sun Oct 02, 2011 1:57 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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By staticfurball
I've never tried pumpkin wine and would love to. my dad used to make strawberry Rhubarb wine and that was great.