Rich Concord Grape Juice (Extraction Method)

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 pint

    per quart (about ) of stemmed grapes
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

  • About

Because this juice contains no added water, it is indeed rich, but it has a pleasant hint of tartness that keeps it from being cloying. It is concentrated enough to need dilution. Those with a well-developed sweet tooth can add sugar.

Juice prepared in this way can also be used to make grape jelly later, at your leisure; use a standard recipe calling for added pectin. Note that the grapes are not boiled during their initial heating, and the hot (not boiling) water bath used t