Rhubarb Wine

Recipe by BETHANY T.
READY IN: 504hrs 30mins
YIELD: 4 bottles




  • In a 10 gallon crock, put in rhubarb and cover with boiling water.
  • Let set 12 hours with cover over crock.
  • Remove rhubarb from juice.
  • To juice add sugar, oranges, and yeast.
  • Let set 21 days, stirring each day.
  • If juice is not clear after 21 days, continue to stir each day till clear and no bubbles come to top.
  • Strain through 4 layers of cheesecloth and bottle with caps not completely tightened.
  • For Strawberry Rhubarb Wine: Use above method but use only 1/4 bushel rhubarb and 10 quarts strawberries. Add 2 large jars of maraschino cherries for added color and taste.
  • Dandelion Wine: Use above method but use 1/2 bushel dandelion flowers (not greens). But use 6 oranges and 6 lemons, sliced, 1 lb raisins, 1 yeast cake and 25 lbs sugar.