Using Canned Grape Juice?

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Sweetiepie

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I am wondering if I can still make wine out of grapes that I turned into juice and canned?

It was the middle of Harvest Season for the garden and I still had lots of jam and my husband thought maybe we could make wine but I did not have time then to investigate what that would take, so I canned it. I figured that way I could make jam or wine.

Did I kill off any good stuff when I canned it or will it be fine, I hate to start the process and find out it will be funky. The grapes were Valiant grapes and I steamed them and then just mushed the grapes in the steamer to get the juice out.
 

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Welcome to WineMakingTalk. No you didn't kill off anything, I believe there are a couple other members who
Can their juice with the idea of making w one at a later date. My personal preference is to freeze the grapes instead of canning.
 

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Yes, freezing would be lots easier but for me in the fall, that is when the chickens, beef, and pigs get butchered plus I might have frozen tomatoes in there lurking for me to catch up and make more sauce. I have 3 freezers and it's not enough. I know, I have a crazy first world problem.

That is great to know. Now I just need to figure out what I need to order. Thank YOU!
 

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Nice problem to have - not enough freezer space. Good luck with the wine sounds like this is your quiet time of the year. :h
 

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