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Country Wine Favorite Fruits
Not all wines are made from fancy hybrid
In fact, almost every part of the world
enjoys some type of non-grape fruit wines. Country Wines
are produced from fruits and flowers - without the use of
grape juice. They often use recipes which have been handed
down over many years of family wine-making.
can be just as good as traditional wines made from grapes.
If you have never tried a fruit wine from a small winery
that cares, you need to get out and visit
|Here in Oklahoma, country wine is often made from the more
popular yard orchard favorites. In fact,
Nuyaka Creek Winery makes wines from their Granny Smith
Apples, Oklahoma Blackberries and they specialize in the
uniquely healthful Elderberry Wine.
Nuyaka Creek Winery even makes an Oklahoma wine from
elderberries that is very popular. In fact, they
buy loads of Oklahoma elderberries from local growers.
Try their Elderberry Wine Jelly sometime, it is an
Elderberries are carefree fruits that are simply
wonderful to grow! Not only do they bear delicious, edible fruits loaded with health promoting
properties, but the plants also fit beautifully into almost any home landscape.
Now, elderberries are making their mark on the
local wine scene.
Fruit Grower Tip: Winter is the time to prune your fruit
trees. Opinions as to the best methods of pruning are
diverse. the Home Orchard Society provides some basic
principles in this: fruit
tree pruning article.
|In Oklahoma, we enjoy a fairly long growing season, and September is usually a great time to plant fall vegetables.
With just a little space outdoors, you can plant kale, kohlrabi, mustard, spinach (tough to buy these day, so grow your own), peas,
and much more. Also, in the Fall it just might be cool
enough to make you want to have a reason to go outside!
The gnarled old apple tree in the yard
is a symbol of investment, stewardship and vision.
* Nuyaka Creek Winery offers a variety
of traditional Oklahoma Country Wines.