So the day after we picked all the grapes, we had to turn them into juice. No problem, right? We have a cider press. We’ll just use that!
This was such a learning experience, and I say that in a really good way. We got to do a lot of trial and error and in the process, get really yummy juice.
Well, a short time later, we decided that using regular fabric for the basket liner was a stupid idea. The fabric was far too tightly woven. So we swapped that out for some cheesecloth. And then we found that the press still just wasn’t pressing enough for the grapes.
We ended up with 25 gallons of unstrained juice.
Stay tuned for next week’s episode when we find out if the Silver Haired Man will triumph over our hero. No, wait. Kepe an eye out for the exciting conclusion, where we end up with neatly labeled jars of yummy grape juice.