Kombucha and Wines from Lubusz Vineyards

What does Kombucha taste like?

The main metabolites found in Kombucha are, inter alia, organic acids such as acetic, gluconic, tartaric, malic and citric acid.

Acetic acid is the acid that dominates the fermented solution, thanks to which the drink has a sour taste and is slightly carbonated, it can be said that it resembles cider 🍎.

It will definitely appeal to fans of fermented foods.

 

But what if we don't want to prepare Kombucha ourselves? Nothing is lost. There is more and more bottled Kombucha on the food market, prepared on the basis of green or black tea. They are enriched with various additives that not only affect the taste or beautiful color, but also increase its health-promoting properties. Such additives include turmeric, ginger, mint, hibiscus and various fruits 🍋🍓🥭🍍. Each producer uses slightly different fermentation conditions, some products are more acidic, while others are more subdued. Interestingly, kombucha is low in calories.

Store products usually contain as much as 4 to 15 kcal / 100ml and trace amounts of alcohol.

Remember that those prepared at home may contain up to 3% alcohol🥂.

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ATELIER Artur and Małgosia Cerkowniak is a breeding ground for ideas born in Krzywczyce, a beautiful village where the road ends and life begins.

The ideas were at times painting, at times sculptural, at other times culinary. Between the exhibitions and the creative work, there was something missing that could be offered to visitors to the studio.

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And we have! Homemade kombucha

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Handcrafted, alcohol-free, unpasteurized, explosively unfiltered and, above all, delicious.

Two basic flavors: hibiscus and spicy Amour, ginger, mint and lemon dry Homme

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Kombucha is a tea mushroom - a drink obtained from sweetened tea fermented by the so-called a tea mushroom, otherwise known as a Japanese mushroom or SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeasts,

i.e. symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast).

The drink is slightly sweet, sour, refreshing and sparkling.

 

Kombucha is for people who value natural medicine, healthy eating and good taste.

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You can try and buy such kombucha in the Atelier as well as in our Palace

 

Bibliography:

1. Jakubczyk Karolina, Kałduńska Justyna, Kochman Joanna, Janda Katarzyna. Chemical profile and antioxidant activity of the kombucha beverage derived from white, green, black and red tea. Antioxidants (Basel). 2020: vol. 9, no. 5, art. 447, 15 pp.

2. Jakubczyk Karolina, Piotrowska Gabriela, Janda Katarzyna. Characteristics and biochemical composition of fermented tea kombucha. Med. General Science. Zdr. 2020: vol. 26, No. 2, p. 9496.

3. Piotrowska Gabriela, Jakubczyk Karolina, Janda Katarzyna. Kombucha - health-promoting properties of a fermented tea drink. Food Sci. 2019, no 3, pp. 35-38.

Saint Vincent Vineyard

By inviting you to our Palace, we would like to awaken your love for Polish winemaking and Polish wines.

Due to the fact that Pałac Henryków is located in the Lubuskie Region, which has long been famous for its wine tradition, in our restaurant we serve wines from this region.

Here are the largest number of vineyards in Poland producing excellent white wines, awarded with medals at wine fairs, here are the precursors of the production of sparkling wines and the creators of good quality red wines.

In our Palace we will serve you wine from the Saint Vincent Vineyard, established in 2009 on 6.5 ha of grapevine. In 2020, an additional 4 hectares were planted.

The varieties grown here are: white - Pinot Gris, Gewurtztraminer, Muscat Ottonel, Riesling

and red - Pinot Noir, Regent, Rodo.

The grapes are harvested by hand and transported in wooden boxes - in order to deliver whole, unoxidized fruit to the winery.

Vinification is carried out with the cooperation of French specialists and the owner of the vineyard is also a Frenchman - Jean Mulot.