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How To Make Sparkling Prison Wine As Good As It Gets

Sparkling Prison Wine
How To Make Sparkling Prison Wine As Good As It Gets

Rack No Wine Before It’s Time!

When I stumbled on making sparkling prison wine, I was skeptical because it consist of only 3 ingredients, but the results are amazing.

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After making and racking my first batch of sparkling prison wine, I no longer have doubts or concerns that this is the best homemade wine šŸ·.

And, now, I’m going to tell you how I make it and show you a video.

I am no wine connoisseur, but I do enjoy wines that suit my palate, which is why I am a Naked Wine Angel.

That being said, none of those fine wines can take the place of homemade!

Since I like to do things as simple as possible, I am not interested in making wine with yeast, rennet tablets and checking the alcohol content.

Therefore, I knew “prison wine” had great potential because it’s easy to make and cheap!

There are only three ingredients that you probably already have:

  • Fruit
  • Sugar
  • Bottled water

That’s it and anybody can do it.

The Sparkling Prison Wine Making Process

Prison Wine Making Process
Prison Wine Making Process

You need a large two-gallon cookie jar with a lid that does not have to fit airtight.

Make sure the container is prewashed with dish soap and a little bleach as well as the bottles.

Let the bottles and caps dry completely before putting them away until the wine is ready.

Then assemble all ingredients, which include:

  • 1 gallon of bottled water
  • 5-6 cups of white sugar
  • 6 cups of cut up fruit or 2 regular size bags (apples, pears, etc. berries can be left whole)
  • Pour sugar into container
  • Pour water in and mix until sugar is dissolved
  • Pour in fruit
  • Add lid and wrap it with Glad Press N Seal to keep out fruit flies
  • Place the container out of direct sunlight where you won’t forget it
  • Stir it to swirl ingredients for 1 minute every day for 30 days and no less (mark your calendar)
  • Remove the fruit and strain the wine through cheesecloth in clean bottles
  • Rack the wine and let it set for at least 6 months in a cool dark pantry or cellar

If The Sparkling Prison Wine Recipe Ain’t Broke…

As the fruit break down and cook, you will notice bubbles and fizzing.

The reason you need a 2-gallon jar is because the wine bubbles up during the fermentation process.

I have never had a batch to bubble over, but the plastic wrap helps to prevent this problem.

Also, I recycle my used wine bottles, but you can also use quart-size canning jars.

Tip: My best recommendation is to use wine bottles with screw-on caps and not corks (for obvious reasons). If the cork pops, you’ll have a sticky mess to clean up.

Another thing to note is: DO NOT attempt to adjust the sugar and fruit ratio!

If you do, you may not get satisfactory results (foam, fizzing and sparkling bubbles).

Let me know how your wine šŸ· turns out.

In 6 months, open a bottle šŸ¾ for effect!

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