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Strawberry wine......:o)

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By Janey


Strawberry wine......:o) (Fragaria)

We have Strawberry fields near us and we've picked loads over the last couple of weeks, thought I'd make some Jam and Ian has started his wine-making again after 20 years!....:o)



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Cheers :o)

12 Jul, 2009

 

sounds good janey,

12 Jul, 2009

 

sounds veryyy good lol

12 Jul, 2009

 

Sounds brill to me, i've made my mind up i'm not growing strawberries no more, not worth the trouble looking after them, only had eye full of them, but bought two big bullets for £1.

12 Jul, 2009

 

same here Clarice, i love growing them tho but never get many

12 Jul, 2009

 

Thinking what i can grow in my strawberry pots, in their place.

12 Jul, 2009

 

im the same only had a hand full if that, :o(

12 Jul, 2009

 

No, we're the same, our strawbs had lots of flowers but hardly any berries......I'm wondering if ours are just ornamental ones...Lol!

12 Jul, 2009

 

I'm going to put winter pansies in my strawberry pot, Clarice. I haven't had one strawberry this year!

I remember making strawberry wine years ago and bottled it too soon. The corks shot out in the middle of the night and the wine went all over my (then) husband's suit. He was not amused :)

12 Jul, 2009

 

I thought are's was'nt doing very well because we live in the northwest, but thanks for that Gee, about putting winter pansies in,as i love pansies infact i've got loads of pansies still in my garden doing well and some of them are winter ones from last year.

12 Jul, 2009

 

Brilliant Janey ! Cheers...hic...hic ! Lol

12 Jul, 2009

 

What a lovely color it is...yummy :)

13 Jul, 2009

 

It looks really scrummy - any chance of a recipe?
I've had that many goes at growing strawbs over the years - none of them successful - my Dad was really successful with them - I've tried growing them in the ground & in a Strawberry pot but nothing helped- our pot now has house leeks in (well I had to justify buying it!)

17 Jul, 2009

 

I know how you feel Twiggy, our strawbs were in the ground this last couple of years and the flowers were beautiful vivid red, but what few berries there were were small and munched by slugs and snails, so this year we put them in planting bags, but just the same result and watering them wasn't easy asthe top remained dry and the bottom soggy.....shall just enjoy the flowers from now on.

I'll pm you tomorrow with the wine recipe......:o)

17 Jul, 2009

 

That'll be brill

18 Jul, 2009

amy
Amy
 

That looks really good Janey , we had a good crop of stawberries but as we were on holiday somebody else reaped the rewards , it,s not fair :o(

20 Jul, 2009

 

many thanks for the recipe - now all we need to do is pick the srrawberries!

20 Jul, 2009

 

Thats the trouble when you go away Amy....were they on your allotment?

20 Jul, 2009

 

Well done that man, we brew loads of things into alcoholic beverages, nowt like it is there, get that cellar stock going Ian!!!

3 Oct, 2009

 

Do you actually get to bottle yours Indy or is it straight from the demi-jon into the glass like us......:o)

3 Oct, 2009

 

Oh yes I make sure I bottle some, the trick is to make so much you have to bottle it cos you need the demijons for the next batch, I try to keep a cellar of 200+ bottles going but well... lets just say it takes a hammering through winter and spring shall we, and most of it is a min of 14% up to 21% by vol so its quite difficult to drink too much at once, (hic burp sshloverly)

3 Oct, 2009

 

200+.....!!!!!!! Crikey occifer......can see the reasoning though..Lol! Ian has about 6 djs popping at the moment...can't wait till its ready....have you ever tried Elderflower champagne.....its lurrrvly......it begins to sparkle a year after its made when the bushes are in flower again....:o)

3 Oct, 2009

 

Yup ish leurverly ic!, mosht frroot winsh wil shpakle when the froot flowers,itsh in th enshimes or shummat!ic! Don mek mani shmall baches mosht alwis doo 5 gallsh arra tim ic! shluurp belch!!! am drunkin shome shtorbury ash we shpik shhorrys! f th shhpellin ic......................thud!

3 Oct, 2009

 

Ha...was in stitches reading this Indy....no wonder you're clinging on to that tree there..Lol! Didn't know that about the enzyme thingy...velly intellesting! Now whats the ash bit, sounds like a good night last night....Lol!

4 Oct, 2009

 

as I'm sobered up and reread it I can only come to the conclusion its an "as" I think, hang about a bit I'll have another drink or to and I'll be able to read it as i meant it!!!
Good night every night if she'll let me, and she does most times!

4 Oct, 2009

 

:o))))))

4 Oct, 2009



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