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Old 06-05-2015, 06:53 PM   #1
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Wondering if the two blended would make a good wine as I have an abundance of both. I have a 5 gallon batch of red plum started, a 3 gallon batch of wild plum, and overrun with Muscadine grapes getting ready to ripen. I will make a 5 gallon batch of Muscadine wine when they are ready for picking, but am curious if the red plum and grape would be a good mix. I have a couple gallons in the freezer, and dont want to make any more straight plum wine if options are at hand. Comments please, oh and advice is welcomed.

 
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:39 PM   #2
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What kind of muscadines?

 
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:04 AM   #3
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Wild Muscadine grapes. We are in rural Central Texas and are overrun with them this season.

 
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Lol. Never had the "wild variety".

I will tell you this, you need to ferment separately and once finished blend to taste. Once you get a good ratio, then next time you can ferment together at that ratio.

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Old 06-06-2015, 04:11 PM   #5
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There isn't a shortage of them around here. Each cluster has an average of 6 to 8 grapes. Sweet to tangy on the taste when ripe. We also have wild Mustangs around here as well which have 2 to 3 per cluster and a little sweeter.

 
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Oh I love Muscadine wine, I usually make straight Noble. Dark inky with a bold taste.

I love a good plum too, but have never mixed them. I'll have to try that

 
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Old 11-21-2015, 06:48 PM   #7
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Would y'all please share your muscadine recipes. I heard a few scary tales about the acid in them so I thought I would get a good solid recipe beforehand. I'm in Miss. and there is a "you pick" farm fairly close.

 
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