Anyone make peach wine?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by 4-H chicken mom, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    17,486
    97
    351
    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    My DH and I are newbies at wine making. I have access to a lot of peaches, so I asked about making peach wine. We have googled a lot of recipes, but I would rather find out from experienced wine makers what to do and what not to do, [​IMG] because if we do something wrong, we won't know untill after peach season is over. [​IMG]
    Thanks for any help. [​IMG]
     
  2. squeakyballs

    squeakyballs Songster

    1,693
    13
    178
    Feb 7, 2009
    Tucson, AZ
    It sounds peachy!
     
  3. dmccann

    dmccann Songster

    2,296
    14
    191
    Jul 19, 2009
    darlington pa
    My Coop
    My husband made a batch last year.I can ask him for recipe when he gets home.Some of ours blew up did not set long enough![​IMG]
     
  4. Two Creeks Farm

    Two Creeks Farm Songster

    879
    12
    123
    Apr 23, 2011
    Hedgesville, WV
    Well, its liquid, high in alcohol content and a few batches have peaches in them...but it aint exactly wine LOL!
     
  5. muddstopper

    muddstopper Songster

    680
    4
    141
    Aug 23, 2008
    Murphy NC
  6. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

    May 5, 2010
    Perry GA
    My boyfriend makes delicious homemade wine, I believe it is a family recipe from way back and it is more alcoholic than most peoples wines but it is fantastic, will have to see if I can get him to cough up the recipe [​IMG]
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    17,486
    97
    351
    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Thanks, very much appreciate it. [​IMG]
     
  8. Zonoma

    Zonoma Songster

    543
    4
    123
    Mar 15, 2011
    Northern Kentucky
    Quote:Peach wine is actually one of the more difficult wines. Most hobbyists end up 'cheating' to add the necessary body by adding some white grape juice during the fermentation process. [​IMG]
     
  9. Zonoma

    Zonoma Songster

    543
    4
    123
    Mar 15, 2011
    Northern Kentucky
    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG]

    ETA: Sorry bout the double post!
     
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2011
  10. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

    4,590
    38
    266
    May 8, 2008
    Sharpsburg, MD.
    Quote:gotta love them West Virginians [​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by