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Dried Apricot Wine Recipe

Dried Apricot Wine Recipe

This recipe can be made any time of the year.
Stay away from dried apricots containing sorbate, benzoate, sorbic acid, or benzoic acid.
Makes one gallon (3.8 L).


  • 2.0 lb. (0.91 kg) chopped dried apricots
  • 1 can Welch’s or Old Orchard 100% White Grape Juice (frozen concentrate)
  • 1 1/4 lb. (0.57 kg) demerara or turbinado sugar (if unavailable, may substitute Sugar-in-the-Raw)
  • 1 1/4 tsp. acid blend
  • 6 pints (2.8 L) water
  • 1 tsp. pectic enzyme
  • 1/4 tsp. grape tannin
  • 1 crushed Campden tablet
  • 3/4 tsp. yeast nutrient
  • 1 pkg Red Star Côte des Blancs wine yeast

Combine all ingredients except yeast in fermenter. Stir to dissolve sugar, cover and set in warm place for 24 hours. Add yeast, cover, and stir daily for 10 days. Strain into secondary fermenter, pressing pulp lightly. Top up to one gallon (3.8 L) with water and fit airlock. Rack after 30 days and again after an additional 60 days. When clear, rack again and bottle. Allow to age one year.

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