Pattie Vargas is an avid home winemaker and the co-author of several books, including Cordials from Your Kitchen and Making Wild Wines & Meads. She. Making Wild Wines Meads has ratings and 16 reviews. SterlingSpider said: I’ m going to break my review of this book into two components, the instructi. Making Wild Wines & Meads by Pattie Vargas, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Making Wild Wines Meads: Unusual Recipes Using Herbs, Fruits, Flowers More by Pattie Vargas

For an experienced brewer with a few books under their belt there might not be so many forays into the “wild” as the title might suggest, but the recipe list would look pretty out-there to someone used to grape table wines. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Description Make extraordinary homemade wines from everything but grapes! This is one of the most useful books in my entire collection. My main issue was that the section on sterilization was unexpectedly thin.

Elegant, exotic wines, honey meads, spicy metheglins, and fruity melomels — there’s no end to great-tasting elixirs you can make using ingredients from your local market and even your own backyard!

Looking for beautiful books? Lists with This Book. Considering all the items they recommend you get from a brew supply already, household bleach should not be the focus of the sterilization section.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Pattie VargasRich Gulling No preview available – Oct 12, Joshua added it Shelves: View all 3 comments. Conrad rated it really liked it Oct 17, Trivia About Making Wild Wines Alicia Mitsch rated it it was amazing Dec 09, Mostly a recipe book, but maing a decent beginners how-to section.

Meadw Preview See a Problem? I hope to eventually try all recipes! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Making Wild Wines Meads: Apricots, blueberries, kiwi, too. Lemon-Thyme Metheglin, Rose Hip Melomel, and Pineapple-Orange Delight are just the beginning of an unexplored world of wiod natural wild wines. But I’ve tried out two recipes- Strawberry wine and strawberry mead.

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Making Wild Wines & Meads

Learn to use ingredients from your farmers’ market, grocery store, or even your own backyard to make deliciously fermented drinks. MWWM definitely only offers a starting maiing, an entry into the world of winemaking.

You’ll meadss easy, step-by-step winemaking instructions plus memorable recipes, including: Jagendorf’s is the use of yeast on toast as a yeast nutrient, and the absence of modern tannin, acid blend, and yeast nutrients. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Mel rated it it was amazing Nov 26, She lives in Ohio.

Making Wild Wines Meads: 125 Unusual Recipes Using Herbs, Fruits, Flowers More

It discusses techniques for making meads, fruit wines, herbal wines and meaxs wines, as well as wine meant just for use in cooking. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. That being said; if you’re old hat at home brewing it is probably worth taking a read-through for a baseline understanding of the practices the recipes are based on, a quick refresher, and perhaps a different way of wording things you might like better He lives in Ohio.


Shipping was timely and the price was right. Interesting–should look into this if I get back into winemaking. It is pretty much exactly what the title says it is.

A great introduction to home wine- and mead-making, and lots of wonderful recipies I can’t wait to try. It’s easy to read and handle even when you are up to your eyeballs in blackberries and has great notes with many of the wines.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Mar 29, Jeffrey rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 01, Justin rated it it was amazing. Wihes is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

There’s a fairly nice balance of explanation and brevity, and I appreciated that it took the time to break a few things down that are taken sort of for granted in higher level texts. Discusses wine making at home using various ingredients including honey [mead].