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Autumn Flower Champagne and Alan Titchmarsh

I approached this recipe for Booze for Free in the same way that I’d approach making a curry. With a curry you know the basis and so can experiment with other ingredients without really worrying that what you get will … Continue reading

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Andy Hamilton’s fireweed, bramble tip and Himalayan balsam wine

I love working with other home winemakers to come up with new wines and so would like to hear from you!  This month I have teamed up with Mike Griffiths from Nottinghamshire who has been making wine since before I … Continue reading

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Birch Sap Wine and how to tap a birch

One of the first signs that spring has sprung is when small, neatly wrapped parcels of leaves start to appear on the trees. These buds indicate not only the start of spring but that the sap is rising, and the … Continue reading

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