A fermentation technique that will make all your ripe peaches shelf-stable and ready to use for months on end.
This peach wine is a perfect base for fruity or citrusy cocktails.
Pit 5 kg of peaches
Add the peaches to a blender and add 400 g of caster sugar
Add 2 L of water and blend it
Mix 5 g of champagne yeast and 50 ml of lukewarm water and stir
Add the peaches and the yeast to a container. Let ferment for 5d in a dark room with consistent temperature between 18 °C & 24 °C until they are slightly bubbly and sour smelling
Strain the peaches, making sure there are no black moulds on it
Transfer the liquid to a jar. The peach wine is ready
Enjoy! It can be stored and used for months.
Yield 700 ml
Champagne Yeast5 g
Caster Sugar400 g
Fine Mesh Sieve