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country wine

Rosehips

On Rosehips

There is always one of the hardened, vicious, replilian claw thorns that's going to get you. Usually the one you never saw coming. Straight into the outside edge of my hand, stinging like a hornet. I cursed and slowly pushed my arm forward to ease…

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Rhubarb Wine

My family home back in the 80’s had a Damson tree in the garden. The fruit were mildly sweet, but the astringency of the skins made them too much bother to scrump. One day I found a recipe for Damson wine in a cookbook of…

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