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wine making: how to filter wine

wine making: how to filter wine

Home made wine can be filtered to improve its clarity, but not to remove cloudiness or hazes.
Home Brew How To: Beer kits for beginners

Home Brew How To: Beer kits for beginners

Home brew beer kits are ideal for beginners, because all the hard work has been done for you.
Home Brew How To: An introduction to home beer making

Home Brew How To: An introduction to home beer making

Home brewing beer is gaining in popularity - and small wonder, from just 37 pence a pint
Elderberry wine recipe: elder & black

Elderberry wine recipe: elder & black

Rich and distinctive, this recipe delivers real elderberry flavour without being too heavy
Distilling at home: how to make spirits using a pot still

Distilling at home: how to make spirits using a pot still

Making spirits at home is very simple, and there's no need to make your own still.
Wine making: using finings and enzymes to clear haze

Wine making: using finings and enzymes to clear haze

How to identify and deal with stubborn haze in home wine making
Wine making: bottling wine at home

Wine making: bottling wine at home

We show you how, and look at some labour saving alternatives.
How to make elderflower champagne from cordial

How to make elderflower champagne from cordial

Missed the elderflowers? You can still make elderflower champagne using this easy recipe
Racking in homebrew and wine making

Racking in homebrew and wine making

Racking means syphoning your home brew off the yeasty sediment formed during fermentation
Sterilising home brew and wine making equipment

Sterilising home brew and wine making equipment

In home brew, 'sterilisation' means knocking back microbes so they can't get to work on your brew.
Hydrometers in beer and wine making: alcohol made easy

Hydrometers in beer and wine making: alcohol made easy

Knowing when your fermentation is finished means no more exploding bottles
Elderflower wine recipe – one step beyond champagne and cordial

Elderflower wine recipe – one step beyond champagne and cordial

Light, crisp, floral and with the most amazing aroma, elderflower wine is perfect for home brew beginners
Nettle beer: celtic home brew for beginners

Nettle beer: celtic home brew for beginners

Two simple recipes for this centuries old country drink - one with malt, one without.
Home brewing equipment: what do you really need?

Home brewing equipment: what do you really need?

Bare bones home brewing equipment, and how long it takes to pay for itself
Getting started in homebrew

Getting started in homebrew

Making your own wines and beers - a money-saving art
How to make low-alcohol cider

How to make low-alcohol cider

Make your own fresh, tangy low-alcohol cider for a fraction of the cost of commercial drinks with our simple recipe.
Sloe gin recipe

Sloe gin recipe

Tangy and warming, your own version of sloe gin can as be tart or sweet as you like it.
Elderflower champagne recipe

Elderflower champagne recipe

Elderflower champagne is easy to make with no special equipment. Slightly alcoholic, with a beautiful floral flavour.
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