Or more correctly: Sparkling Elderflower Wine.
No self-respecting microholder (or general human) would miss the opportunity at this time of year to make some of this delicious booze. Why? Firstly, because it really is delicious. And secondly, because it’s booze. Free booze. Well, free-ish.
At this time of year, late May to mid-June, the Elder trees are sagging under the weight of clouds of creamy-white florets. They’re everywhere! In fact, around my home town of Alton in Hampshire, there were so many that I reckon every family in town could make their own elderflower champagne, yet … Read More