Making a good yet cheap wine at home is definitely more interesting and better than wasting money just to get one bottle of wine. However, making a good wine is not as simple and easy as it seems. You need to get the right tutorials on how to make cheap wine at home. It may not need complicated steps and expert skills just to make cheap and simple wine but the time you need will definitely still long. Although the time you need is not as long as the expensive wine may need, but it still needs patience. According to the record, you will need several weeks or a month to get your homemade wine ready.
The first step you need to do is to prepare the ingredients and supplies you will need to make the homemade wine. This type of wine, or also called as balloon wine, actually does not need complicated steps and ingredients that will be hard to find. The things you will need are a hundred percent grape juice concentrate, a gallon jug, water, sugar, yeast for wine making, coffee filter, funnel, measuring cup, pin, rubber band and latex balloon.
The next step on how to make cheap wine you need to do is to place the funnel on top of the gallon jug as a filter. Afterwards, pour the grape juice concentrate into the jug and also water you have prepared earlier. Put the lid back onto the gallon jug then mix the juice concentrate and water by shaking the gallon jug repeatedly. After you make sure the water and juice concentrate have already been mixed well, you can add sugar using the funnel earlier as well. Shake the mixture again to let the sugar spread completely with the liquid.
Next, prepare the wine making yeast in a bowl then pour warm water in it. Do not stir them, just let the water soaked up by the yeast for approximately half an hour. After the water has been soaked up, you can add sugar for two teaspoons then stir them until there will be foam appears. You can later mix the juice mixture with the yeast formula after the foam is about 0.5 inch. Pour the yeast formula into the gallon jug the shake it up for several times until you are sure that the yeast and juice are mixed perfectly.
The last part on how to make cheap wine you need to do is to take your latex balloon and make six or seven small holes on the top side of it. You will use the balloon to cover the gallon jug’s mouth. You can wrap the rubber band to strengthen the balloon. Afterwards, you need to place the gallon jug in a shelf that will not be moved. The storage temperature is the most important since a good wine process needs a place with warm temperature. Take a daily check on the wine whether there are bubbles and also the balloon gets inflated. Wait for several weeks more until the balloon get deflated, it means that your homemade wine is ready.