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ginger wine

Ginger wine (GB)

The end China The spice originates from the dried roots of a reed-like perennial shrub family up to two meters high, and the best species today come from Jamaica. In Central Europe there is a feral species called calamus (stomach root). It has a typical spicy, lemon-like and light sweetish Taste. An already in the antiquity known with ginger staggered wine was the Hypocras, Until the high Middle Ages ginger (besides also many other spices) became flavor used by wine, even around this durable close. Today ginger wine is made according to different recipes. This is a mixture of ginger, lemon, orange, apple juice or grape juice. sugar and occasional addition of dessert wines such as sherry or port wine is going through yeasts to the Ferment brought.


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