The following fruit wine recipes give the amount of each of the wine making ingredients needed to make 5 gallons of a particular type of homemade wine. For directions on how to use these wine making ingredients together as a recipe, see the article "The 7 Easy Steps to Making Wine."

Also note that Campden Tablets will be needed as well. These are used to keep the wine from spoiling. You may also want to get Wine Conditioner as well if you plan on making your wine sweet.

Apple Wine

  • Produce: Apple Juice 5 gal.
  • Sugar: 5 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1/2 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 1/2 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: EC-1118
  • Instructions: Apple Wine Recipe

Apricot Wine

  • Produce: Apricots 13 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: EC-1118
  • Instructions: Apricot Wine Recipe

Banana Wine

  • Produce: Bananas 15 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1/2 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 5 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Banana Wine Recipe

Blackberry Wine

  • Produce: Blackberry 20 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 1/2lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 1/2 tbsp
  • Wine Tannin: N/A
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Blackberry Wine Recipe

Blueberry Wine

  • Produce: Blueberry 13 lbs.
  • Sugar: 11 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: N/A
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Blueberry Wine Recipe

Cherry Wine

  • Produce: Cherry 20 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 5 tsp.
  • Wine Tannin: N/A
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Cherry Wine Recipe

Chokecherry Wine

  • Produce: Chokecherry 13 lbs.
  • Sugar: 11 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 5 tsp.
  • Wine Tannin: N/A
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Chokecherry Wine Recipe

Concord Wine (Medium Bodied)

  • Produce: Concord 40 lbs.
  • Sugar: 6 1/2lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 1 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: 71B-1122
  • Instructions: Concord Wine (Medium Bodied Wine Recipe

Concord Wine (Full Bodied)

  • Produce: Concord 80 lbs.
  • Sugar: 2 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: N/A
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: RC-212
  • Instructions: Concord Wine (Full Bodied) Recipe

Cranberry Wine

  • Produce: Cranberry 15 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 1/2 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: N/A
  • Wine Tannin: N/A
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Cranberry Wine Recipe

Currant Wine

  • Produce: Currant 13 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 1/2lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: N/A
  • Wine Tannin: N/A
  • Yeast: Red Pasture
  • Instructions: Currant Wine Recipe

Dandelion Wine

  • Produce: Dandelion 6 Qts.
  • Sugar: 11 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 1 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: 2 tsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: N/A
  • Acid Blend: 3 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: K1V-1116
  • Instructions: Dandelion Wine Recipe

Elderberry Wine

  • Produce: Elderberry 15 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: N/A
  • Acid Blend: 5 tsp.
  • Wine Tannin: N/A
  • Yeast: RC-212
  • Instructions: Elderberry Wine Recipe

Fig Wine

  • Produce: Fig, Fresh 18 lbs.
  • Sugar: 9 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1/2 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 4 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: K1V-1116
  • Instructions: Fig Wine Recipe

Frozen Concentrate Wine

  • Produce: Frozen Conc. 10 lbs.
  • Sugar: 2 1/2 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: N/A
  • Acid Blend: 4 tsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Frozen Concentrate Wine Recipe

Ginger Root Wine

  • Produce: Ginger Root 1 lbs.
  • Sugar: 11 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: N/A
  • Acid Blend: 4 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: N/A
  • Yeast: K1V-1116
  • Instructions: Ginger Root Wine Recipe

Gooseberry Wine

  • Produce: Gooseberry 13 lbs.
  • Sugar: 11 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1/2 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: N/A
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: Champagne
  • Instructions: Gooseberry Wine Recipe

Grapefruit Wine

  • Produce: Grapefruit 30 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: N/A
  • Acid Blend: N/A
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: Champagne
  • Instructions: Grapefruit Wine Recipe

Huckleberry Wine

  • Produce: Huckleberry 18 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 1/2 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Huckleberry Wine Recipe

Mead (Honey Wine)

  • Produce: Mead (Honey) 13 lbs.
  • Sugar: N/A
  • Yeast Nutrient: 1 1/2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: 2 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: N/A
  • Acid Blend: 3 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: Champagne
  • Instructions: Mead (Honey Wine) Recipe

Mulberry Wine

  • Produce: Mulberry 25 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 3 tsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Mulberry Wine Recipe

Muscadine Wine

  • Produce: Muscadine 30 lbs.
  • Sugar: 9 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 5 tsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: N/A
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: Champagne
  • Instructions: Muscadine Wine Recipe

Peach Wine

  • Produce: Peach 13 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 1/2 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: EC-1118
  • Instructions: Peach Wine Recipe

Persimmon Wine

  • Produce: Persimmon 15 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 1/2 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 3 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: Champagne
  • Instructions: Persimmon Wine Recipe

Pear Wine

  • Produce: Pear 20 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1/2 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 3 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: EC-1118
  • Instructions: Pear Wine Recipe

Pineapple Wine

  • Produce: Pineapple 15 lbs.
  • Sugar: 9 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1/2 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 tsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Pineapple Wine Recipe

Plum Wine

  • Produce: Plum 20 lbs.
  • Sugar: 9 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 tsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Plum Wine Recipe

Raspberry Wine

  • Produce: Raspberry 15 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 1/2 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 1/2 tbsp
  • Wine Tannin: N/A
  • Yeast: ICV D47
  • Instructions: Raspberry Wine Recipe

Rhubarb Wine

  • Produce: Rhubarb 18 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: N/A
  • Yeast Energizer: 1 tbsp.
  • Pectic Enzyme: N/A
  • Acid Blend: N/A
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: Montrachet
  • Instructions: Rhubarb Wine Recipe

Scuppernong Wine

  • Produce: Scuppernong 30 lbs.
  • Sugar: 9 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 5 tsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: N/A
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: K1V-1116
  • Instructions: Scuppernong Wine Recipe

Strawberry Wine

  • Produce: Strawberry 18 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 5 tsp.
  • Wine Tannin:1 tsp.
  • Yeast: ICV D47
  • Instructions: Strawberry Wine Recipe

Thompson Grape Wine

  • Produce: Thompson 80 lbs.
  • Sugar: 1 1/2 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 5 tsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 3 tsp.
  • Wine Tannin: 1 tsp.
  • Yeast: Champagne
  • Instructions: Thompson Grape Wine Recipe

Wild Grape Wine

  • Produce: Wild Grapes 20 lbs.
  • Sugar: 10 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 3/4 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: N/A
  • Wine Tannin: 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: EC-1118
  • Instructions: Wild Grape Wine Recipe

Watermelon Wine

  • Produce: Watermelon 15 lbs.
  • Sugar: 9 lbs.
  • Yeast Nutrient: 2 tbsp.
  • Yeast Energizer: N/A
  • Pectic Enzyme: 1/2 tsp.
  • Acid Blend: 2 1/2 tbsp.
  • Wine Tannin: >1 1/2 tsp.
  • Yeast: Champagne
  • Instructions: Watermelon Wine Recipe

More Information...

For directions on how to make wine using these fruit wine recipes go to "The 7 Easy Steps to Making Wine." These directions will guide you through the entire wine making process, from picking to bottling.

As you may have noticed by having just a few wine making ingredients you can make many, many different types of wine. In fact by having on hand the ingredients you see in the recipes above, you can make 95% of the wine recipes you will run across.

Not sure where to start? Choose your favorite fruit flavor and follow the recipe and instructions above to make that flavor of fruit wine.

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