As long as you are not planning on selling the wine you make British law actually states you can make as much wine as you like, so get cracking and use the following tips to help you make your own home brew!
First of all you need to decide what you want to make your wine out of. The traditional fruit of choice would be grapes but do not be fooled into thinking this is the only fruit or even vegetable you can make wine out of.
Wine can be made from potatoes through to elderflowers and berries which can all be foridged from your own garden or local countryside/parks or can be bought from a local supermarket.
You then need a few basic pieces of equipment -
A fruit press to extract the juice from your chosen fruit (you could go traditional and squash your grapes by foot in a big plastic container.
A clear or white plastic bucket (not coloured plastic as it has been found these release toxins). You can purchase various sizes of buckets for wine making depending on how much wine you want to make.
A glass or plastic wine fermenter/demijohn which after starting your fermenting process in your bucket, you would then transfer your wine into.
A heat pad, putting your wine fermenter onto a heat pad will ensure your wine is kept at the correct temperature for the fermentation stage.
A hydrometer, this device measures the sugar levels in your wine which will give you an indication on the strength of alcohol.
A wine Filter, a must for removing bacteria and it also improves your wines appearance as it makes it clearer and also taste better.
Bottles and corks to store your finished wine in.Many companies sell home wine making kits and it couldnt be easier, if you like wine why not give it a try!