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Fruit Wines and Mulling

Old Dec 12, 16, 12:10 pm
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Fruit Wines and Mulling

I have several bottles of fruit wine (blueberry, peach, etc.) They are about a year and a half old, and I am never going to drink them. I was thinking about using a few of them for mulling - can you use fruit wines to make mulled wine?
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Old Dec 13, 16, 9:46 am
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I have several bottles of fruit wine (blueberry, peach, etc.) They are about a year and a half old, and I am never going to drink them. I was thinking about using a few of them for mulling - can you use fruit wines to make mulled wine?
Since you aren't going to drink them otherwise, I guess you have nothing to lose. If it was me, I'd start with the peach. That fruit will be complimented by the spices you add: cinnamon, clove, allspice perhaps. I'd try a pear or apple wine as well. I'm not too sure about the berries.

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You might want to mix the berry wines with things like the peach, apple, etc. But mulling spices are similar to those used in most cobblers, even berry cobblers, so I think they would still be a fit with berry wines.
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If you still have them in the summer, you can use them to make Sangria
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Old Dec 13, 16, 11:21 am
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Originally Posted by wrp96 View Post
You might want to mix the berry wines with things like the peach, apple, etc. But mulling spices are similar to those used in most cobblers, even berry cobblers, so I think they would still be a fit with berry wines.
I could see the blueberry one working well like this. I have had blueberry cinnamon combination before and it actually tastes pretty good. It is not super strong blueberry flavor.
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I have several bottles of fruit wine...
Is there such a thing as wine that's not made from fruit?
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Is there such a thing as wine that's not made from fruit?
Well, actually grapes are technically berries, so yeah, a lot of them.
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Is there such a thing as wine that's not made from fruit?
Rice wine. Dandelion wine. Probably others.
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Originally Posted by Cloudship View Post
Well, actually grapes are technically berries, so yeah, a lot of them.
Berries are fruit, silly.
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Rice wine. Dandelion wine. Probably others.
Two for starters.
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Is there such a thing as wine that's not made from fruit?
I've accidentally made gatorade wine when I left a half full bottle in the garage in the summer.
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I've accidentally made gatorade wine when I left a half full bottle in the garage in the summer.
Jim McElwain makes gators whine.
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