Grape Juice

Cuisine: American

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Serves: 3

A sweet and yummy juice, brimming with the goodness of grapes, this grape juice is a wholesome meal to include in your daily diet. 

  • 3 lbs organic black grapes
  • Sugar
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice 
  • A pinch of salt

How to Make Grape Juice in 10 Minutes?

  1. Rinse the grapes in cold water and drain.
  2. Place grapes into the blender and blend until smooth. 
  3. Strain the juice with a strainer. 
  4. Press the pulp in the strainer with a spoon so that the juice can be drained. 
  5. Add water only if the taste is too strong. Add sugar if it is not sweet. 
  6. Add lemon juice and serve in a chilled glass. 
  7. Add a pinch of salt while serving. 

Chef Tip: Adding a pinch of salt actually amplifies the grape's natural flavor. 

Quick Bites

Fun Fact

• In the 1800s, churches faced a dilemma regarding combating alcoholism and keeping up with the tradition of using wine in communions for its religious importance.

• To replace wine with a non-alcoholic drink, unfermented sacramental wine (non-alcoholic grape juice) was created by Dr. Thomas Welch. 


Historical Fact

• The cultivation or domestication of grapes started around 6000 to 8000 years ago in the Near East.

• Grapes had yeast on the skin which occurred naturally, as a result of which alcoholic drinks such as wine were discovered 8000 years ago in Georgia.

Nutrition Fact

• Grape juice are rich in several vitamins and nutrients, and especially has high amounts of vitamin C that acts as an important antioxidant for connective tissues, and vitamin K which is a fat solute vitamin necessary for blood clotting and healthy bones.

• The beneficial plant compounds in grape juice reduce the risk of various chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and heart diseases.