Homemade Grape Juice. Homemade grape juice is made without chemicals and preservatives, making it a healthy choice as you can be sure of the ingredients. It's not too difficult to make grape juice from scratch and once you've tried it the first time, you'll improve with practice. Late September and early October is Concord Grape season in California's central valley.
Keep in mind that this juice will still be fairly concentrated, but it will be thin enough that it isn't too hard to strain. Homemade grape juice is easy to make with this simple method! Though any variety of grape can be used, we prefer fresh home-grown concord grapes. You can have Homemade Grape Juice using 1 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Homemade Grape Juice
- Prepare of Red globe grapes.
Concord grapes are easy to grow and make a rich, purple juice that rarely needs anything added. Wash grapes well and remove stems. Place grapes in a stock pot and fill with enough water to just barely cover the grapes. Bring the grapes and water to a simmer.
Homemade Grape Juice step by step
- Take the grapes off the vine and rinse really good.
- Juice the grapes.
Using a potato masher or similar tool, smash the grapes down a bit to allow better juice extraction. This recipe is calling our homemade grape juice a 'grape syrup.' Regardless of what you call it, you only need to chill your grape juice before making this soda. Grape Slushie Just blend the grapes in the blender, strain it, add salt and lemon juice as per taste and serve. The lemon juice or lime juice complements the grape flavors very well. It adds slight tang to the sweet grape juice.