Dry Ginger Wine Recipe

February 12, 2013

2013, Everything Wine, Recipes, Wine Recipes

This wine is very much like ginger ale.  It is a white wine that has a bit of spice as well as some sweetness from the banana’s.  This type of of wine is really good for spring and summer.  One of those that I’m sure you will never forget.



3 ounces of whole ginger root

1 cup white grape juice concentrate

1.5 lbs of banana

1 package wine yeast

1 teaspoon pectic enzyme

1 teaspoon yeast nutrient

1.5 cup orange juice

2 lbs sugar


  • Break ginger root into pieces and mix the pieces with grape juice concentrate 
  • Put into a 2 gallon plastic container
  • Add 2 quarts of boiling water
  • Peel bananas and force them through a strainer
  • Add to the ginger mixture and cook
  • Add wine yeast, pectic enzyme, yeast nutrient, and orange juice
  • Add sugar and enough water to make 1 gallon
  • Let ferment
  • After 10 days switch over to 1 gallon fermenter
  • Fill with water 2 make 1 gallon
  • Ferment for 3 months
  • Rack necessary to clear
  • When fermentation is complete bottle
  • Celar wine and let it sit for about 6 months

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