How To Make Potato Wine

Potato wine
Wash and scrub potatoes (don’t peel).
Slice thinly.
Cover with cold water (unsalted).
Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes.
Strain cooled liquid into sterilized demijohn.
Add sugar as a syrup, (mix sugar in boiling water to create syrup).
Top up demijohn with cooled boiled water.
Add acid nutrient and pectic enzyme.
Fit airlock and leave in warm spot for 24 hours.
Now add yeast and leave to ferment.
Shake daily for a week.
When wine starts to clear rack wine.
Add crushed campden tablet.
Top up with cooled boiled water.
Rack again after 6 months.
Note: Leave to mature for at least 18 months, ideally 2 years.

Preparation time: 40 minutes

Initial fermentation time: 7 days

Time to be ready to drink: 12 months

Sweetness: Medium Sweet

Calories per bottle: 800 approx

Yield: 6 bottles

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