Elderberry Wine

Elderberry Wine is probably the most interesting wine in color that you can make at home.
The color is so intense that self-clarification is barely noticeable. Since Elderberries are very aromatic, the wine is also very flavorful.

This simple recipe makes a delicious Elderberry Wine. A delightful treat for yourself, or a great gift for your friends and family.

Don't forget to wear an apron as the inky juices will stain clothes and please drink responsible.

If you are one of the lucky ones who is in possession of an Instant Pot, please follow the steps below. If you don't have an Instant Pot, no worries! Please click here or scroll down to the traditional recipe. If you are interested in purchasing one, you might want to check out the Instant Pot below.

Elderberry Wine Instant Pot Recipe

 

You will need:

1 Cup of Dried Elderberries
1 Gal Water
2 Peppercorns (whole)
2 Allspice Berries (whole)
2 Cloves
3 Cups of Sugar
1 Tbsp. Yeast

 

Directions

1. Combine the Elderberries and the Water in a bowl and let the Elderberries soak overnight.

2. Add the Spices and pour the mixture into the Instant Pot.

3. Lock the lid and seal the pressure valve.

4. Cook the ingredients for 10 minutes on high pressure.

5. When the 10 minutes are up, use the quick release method.

6. Mash the Elderberries in the Instant Pot.

7. Place a wire mesh strainer over a large bowl and strain the Elderberries.

8. Pour the mixture back into the Instant Pot.

9. Add the Sugar and set the Instant Pot to "sauté" for 10 minutes.

10. Once the mixture has cooled down, add the Yeast, stir well and let it sit for 24 hours.

11. Stir the mixture once and let it sit for another 24 hours.

12. Strain the Elderberry Wine into a Wine Fermenter and seal it.

13. Store the Fermenter in a warm room for about 3 months.

14. Fill the Elderberry Wine in wine bottles and cork them well.


Elderberry Wine Traditional Recipe

 

You will need:

1 Cup of Dried Elderberries
1 Gal Water
2 Peppercorns (whole)
2 Allspice Berries (whole)
2 Cloves
3 Cups of Sugar
1 Tbsp. Yeast

 

Directions

1. Add the Elderberries and the Water in a bowl and let the Elderberries soak overnight.

2. Add the Spices and cook mixture for about 30 minutes.

3. Strain the mixture through a cotton cloth.

4. Pour the mixture back into the pot and add the Sugar.

5. Cook the mixture for another 10 minutes.

6. Once the mixture has cooled down, add the Yeast, stir well and let it sit for 24 hours.

7. Stir the mixture once and let it sit for another 24 hours.

8. Strain the Elderberry Wine into a Wine Fermenter and seal it.

9. Store the Fermenter in a warm room for about 3 months.

10. Fill the Elderberry Wine in wine bottles and cork them well.

 

More Elderberry Recipes

Elderberries have lots of culinary uses such as Elderberry Syrup, Pies, Jams, Juices and Liqueurs. The Elderberry must be cooked to come into its own. Afterward, you will have one tasty ingredient. Are you ready for some Elderberry and Elderflowers? Try our delicious and simple recipes! Don't forget to wear an apron as the inky juices will stain clothes.

 

Where to buy:

Elderberries can be purchased at Farmers Markets, in your local health food store or online.

 

Warning - Do not take Elderberries if you are allergic.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the safety of using Elderberry during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), multiple sclerosis (MS), or other conditions: Elderberry might cause the immune system to become more active, which could increase the symptoms of autoimmune diseases. If you have one of these conditions, it's best to avoid using Elderberry.

This recipe and this website is not meant to be any type of a medical advice.
Black-Elderberry.com will not be held responsible for user's results, choices or actions.

Always check with your Doctor before taking supplements like Elderberry


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