Arlene Wright-Correll

SPECIAL FEATURES - Wine, Cider & Making Them

  • I don�t know why hard apple cider seems to conjure up images of copper stills in the woods in early autumn since I have personally never seen any stills in the woods any time of the year. Must be too many black and white old movies! Read More
  • There is no magic in making your own hard cider, wine and beer, except for the magic of enjoying the end results. There is little mystery in all of this. The magic ingredient is patience. Did you know that beer is one Read More
  • The author considers herself a cook who took up wine and beer making as a very serious hobby from 1965 to 1979 at which time her career and travel took over her free time. During those years she kept lots of notes and this book is the result of those notes. The ABC's of Wine and Beer Making� Read More and order the book for yourself.
  • From 1967 to 1979 I was a very serious home vintner even winning some awards for my wine. We made a lot of wine and had fun doing it. We used to make it from just about anything and now that I no longer make it I got to thinking about it today as I went to buy some wine. Read More
  • ....In a flash we are out into the kitchen, only to discover Minola�s pea pod wine all over the place. The bottles had apparently built up pressure, exploded the caps and the necks off the bottles and made a genuine mess. Needless to say, we never did get to taste Pea Pod wine. Upon hearing of this experience, Minola kindly offered Carl another 6 bottles; however, he managed to beg off from receiving that kind gift as I rolled my eyes behind her back. Read More