Taste the Wild Blog

July 10, 2017

Orujo de Hierbas is a Spanish Herbal liqueur

- I love it and I am making my own version with our own summer herbs. It’s tasting good already so I thought I would share the story.

Fabulous Galicia is where our son is living now and on visits over there we have discovered this wonderfully flavoured drink. It’s full of the scents of summer meadows, chamomile, mint and hay. I bought a bottle from a lady on the market, it was in a re-used local wine bottle and wrapped in newspaper! … Continued

Orujo de Hierbas is a Spanish Herbal liqueur
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June 2, 2017

Nettle Beer

This year we have developed a new recipe and it beats all the other Nettle Beer recipes we have tried. It is important to pick good quality Stinging Nettles Urtica Dioca just 5cm tips and none with flowers (look like little catkins). They are starting to flower now in June, so look for those in shady … Continued

Nettle Beer
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March 22, 2017

Our One Day Summer Wine Making Course is a treat for those who like learning, tasting and making things.

We meet at 9.45am at our local vineyard in time for a quick drink before a private tour at 10.00am. We learn how different grape varieties are grown and matured here in Yorkshire to create award winning English wines. The winery building its self is where the wines are produced from grapes to glass, we … Continued

Our One Day Summer Wine Making Course is a treat for those who like learning, tasting and making things.
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