Register Now!

Wine Making & Grape Growing Forum > Wine Making > Beginners Wine Making Forum > making wine with orange juice

Help Support Winemaking Talk by donating using the link above or becoming a Supporting Member.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-11-2009, 03:01 AM   #1
Dec 2007
Posts: 88
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 77

I have a recipe. It does not mention fermentation steps at all. Just says: "Put the juice in a jar with 2 pounds of sugar, the yeast nutrient, and 4 pints of boiled water. If you want sweeter one, add a further 1 pound of sugar when the fermentation has settled down." I can't figure out if there is any fermentation steps in this recipe. I need some explanation about making wine with pressed orange juice.


Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2009, 04:00 AM   #2
Arctic Contributor
arcticsid's Avatar
Oct 2008
Posts: 4,201
Liked 47 Times on 33 Posts

Huh, be interested to see what some of the others have to say.

Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2009, 04:46 AM   #3
Dutch Winemaker
Luc's Avatar
Nov 2006
Posts: 1,615
Liked 24 Times on 19 Posts

I would also add some yeast.
That might help.

My weblog
My girlfriends art

Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2009, 09:21 AM   #4
Senior Member
Sacalait's Avatar
Dec 2006
Posts: 804
Liked 4 Times on 3 Posts

Go to Jack Kellers web site for the recipes.

Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2009, 11:39 AM   #5
Wade E
Wade E's Avatar
Jul 2006
Posts: 33,224
Liked 255 Times on 200 Posts
Likes Given: 2

I would do the same with this as any other wine making recipe. And yes, the yeast will surely help!
Gone Fishin' back at dark-thirty!

Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2009, 08:45 PM   #6
peagen's Avatar
Dec 2008
Posts: 57

I made some wine with orange juice a couple years ago. I used red star Premier Cuvee yeast. Here is the receipe:

Juice of 18 oranges
1 1/2 gallons of water
5 lbs sugar
1/4 cup of raisins
2 tsp yeast nutrient
1/2 pkg premier cuvee yeast

Before I bottled it I had to add about a cup of sugar and a cup of orange juice. It was pretty powerful stuff. 19% alcohol if I remember rightek:. When it started the S.G was 1.130. I have one bottle left that I am going to save for a few years and see how it is after aging.

Reply With Quote
Old 01-29-2009, 10:29 AM   #7
Aug 2008
Posts: 33

Can you compare the taste of orange juice wine to any other wine? I just cant imagine what it might taste like. Can it be a substitute for orange juice for breakfast? Just joking.
Thanks Pam

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Wine Making Forum Replies Last Post
First time making wine from fresh juice Rocky Wine Making from Grapes 17 09-21-2011 03:52 AM
Making Wine From Juice (& What's A Good One To Try?) critterhunter Beginners Wine Making Forum 6 11-22-2010 01:45 PM
Calcium in orange juice texteditor General Wine Making Forum 6 11-07-2010 08:28 AM
Making wine from juice johnnyk22 Beginners Wine Making Forum 1 09-24-2010 09:10 AM
Making lime wine using juice. brokenkettle Special Interest Wines 5 05-20-2010 03:31 AM

Forum Jump