The old saying goes: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Here in Manitoba, there may not be many lemons. Come September and October, however, there is bound to be an abundance of apples, which means it is time to start making apple wine.
What is Apple Wine?
Apple wine is traditionally a German specialty and typically has an alcohol content of 4.8 to 7 per cent. Since its discovery in the 16th century, apple wine has gained in popularity due to its simple production and the wide range of flavours—from sour to sweet—that can be produced.