Now that the chickweed wine‘s been bottled, a sampling is a must!
It may be freezing outside, but I’m bottling the essence of summer: the lemon balm wines are ready!
With the cold weather, the lemon balm plants have been looking peaked, so I decided to cut them back. In doing so, I harvested a large amount of leaves that were still green and smelled aromatic. How could I make the lemon balm last? By making some wine I can appreciate at my leisure!
If you haven’t already tried making them, herb wines are fabulous. They’re easy to make and delightful to drink. Mint is one of my favorites and it’s a good way to use up an excess of that prolific plant. I happened to have some Thai basil that was fast approaching becoming past its prime, so I figured why not try a basil wine?