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Making Nettle Wine ~ by WoodlandsTV

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Here we follow Michael White, experienced forager and wild food expert, as he outlines the steps to take to make delicious nettle wine. Michael talks us through the process from start to finish - harvesting the tender tips of the nettles, the additional ingredients, fermentation, straining off the sediment, bottling...and tasting the end product! http://www.ruralcourses.co.uk/ An Adliberate film http://www.adliberate.co.uk for WoodlandsTV http://www.woodlands.co.uk/tv

Posted in: Uncategorised ~ On: 2 March, 2018

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20 comments so far

Calico Dan
March 4, 2018

mustapha supas You can use a balloon with a pinhole. Anything that lets gas out and keeps the bugs from coming in.

Andrew Frudd
March 5, 2018

Racking off is a lot easier with a syphon tube

Michael Balfour
March 7, 2018

Ok, ok, sugar beet wine with nettles, lemon and ginger.

Neal Grey
March 20, 2018

Very nice.

ironmaidyn
June 9, 2018

Great video! I like your wine bottles, where did you get them from?

Herbal Marie
January 9, 2019

Got TONS of nettles ~ great idea!

jac lyn
March 14, 2019

Couldn't you strain out the sediment with a coffee filter or cloth strainer?

_ Arkadi _
September 7, 2019

I agree completely! You cannot call something ‘wine’ if it is not brewed using the base ingredient only; just look at grape wine (normal wine), rice wine (sake) and barley wine (Belgian beer). None of which use sugar as an additive medium for producing alcohol. I don’t know what one would call this, but it is certainly not wine!

jason Bourne
October 2, 2019

Nice video, must have hands of steel

frosty720
February 18, 2020

I made this last spring and enjoying it now and definitely doing a bigger batch this year

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