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Sat, May 09


Root Wild Kombucha

Making Dandelion Wine

Feels like spring! Learn how to make dandelion wine. We'll cover identification, best gathering practices, processing and fermentation. Everyone gets a bottle to take home! (Later.)

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Making Dandelion Wine
Making Dandelion Wine

Time & Location

May 09, 2020, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Root Wild Kombucha, 135 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101, USA


About the event

Fermentation is one of the world's oldest food-preservation technologies. Humans have been fermenting foods and beverages for thousands of years; in some cultures, the consumption of alcohol was largely restricted to religious ceremonies. Many animal species have been known to become intoxicated from fermented fruit, including monkeys, squirrels, birds, and moose! Making dandelion wine is a terrific springtime tradition: pack a lunch, bring yer friends, pick 'em flowers on a sunny day, brew 'em up! Best if you have a bottle from last year leftover to pop open.

Learn to make dandelion wine! We'll meet at Root Wild, stroll up to the park to gather dandelions, and return to the kombuchery for the brewing process! Everyone gets a bottle to take home - later, after the fermentation process is complete. $30 includes all required tools, materials, tuition, a flight of kombucha from Root Wild, and a tip for the bartender.

Space in this class is limited. Preregistration, along with a paid deposit, is required to reserve a spot in the class. Deposits may be fully refunded in the event of a cancellation a week or more before the class, if the space is filled. Refunds for last-minute cancellations are unfortunately not available. Please plan accordingly. Contact Rewild Maine at (207) 449-7738 or if you have any questions.

Rewild Maine is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We depend on donations from the community to offer free classes and workshops and we are grateful for your support. Scholarships are available for paid classes on an as-needed basis and nobody will ever be turned away for lack of funds. All donations are tax-deductible.


  • Dandelion Wine 5/19

    Includes one flight of kombucha from Root Wild, and a tip for the bartender! Everyone gets a bottle of wine to take home.

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