raspberry wine

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By Marvin Beachler
from Cathedral City, CA

I think it's sometimes difficult to improve on perfection, such as a good Bordeaux. However, raspberries, Cognac? I serve this with Apple pie, ice cream or cheese for dessert. It isn't too sweet that it over powers but compliments Instead.

serves 4 to 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For raspberry wine

  • 24 oz
    frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1 c
    sugar, granulated
  • 4 c
    wine, bordeaux or merlot
  • 3/4 c
    cognac, good quality

How To Make raspberry wine

  • 1
    Using a non aluminum four quart pot, combine raspberries, sugar and wine. Bring to a boil on medium high heat, stirring about once every thirty seconds. Remove from heat when boiling begins. Cool to room temperature, pour mixture into a bowl, cover with plastic wrap. Place bowl on the counter, or somewhere out of the way, not the refrigerator, for 24 hours.
  • 2
    Strain through a fine sieve or cheesecloth into a clean bowl.
  • 3
    Add the Cognac and stir lightly. You may pour this into a bottle or pitcher. It will keep well for a month if covered and refrigerated.
  • 4
    It is now ready for drinking. You know you want to... Go ahead and taste it... Go on.