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Friday, October 10, 2014

Sweet Tej Ethiopian Honey Wine

Tej is or honey wine is a favorite brew in Ethiopia and Eritrea, traditional Tej wine is made by boiling the gesho plant’s stems with honey and fermented over a long period of time. Our easy version of Tej Ethiopian Honey Wine uses dry white wine and honey mixed together to create a sweet tasting sipping wine perfect for a signature wedding cocktail.

Quick and Easy Tej Ethiopian Honey Wine photo by Quinn DombrowskiTej Ethiopian Honey Wine

3 cups good quality dry white wine
1 cup water
1/4 cup honey

Add honey to water and mix well until fully incorporated. Chill mixture until cold then add wine, mix well, chill and serve.

Did you know…?

Traditional Tej wine is made in small batches and is a sipping wine due to it's sweet taste.

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