~ Sir Thomas Malory
2 bottles good Rhine or Moselle wine (Riesling)
a handful of sweet woodruff sprigs
Rinse woodruff sprigs, and stuff into uncorked wine. Allow to steep several hours in refrigerator. Strain into wine glass & garnish with a fresh strawberry and pinched top of blooming sweet woodruff.
MAY WINE CHAMPAGNE PUNCH
1 gallon good Riesling wine
handful of sweet woodruff sprigs
1-2 pints fresh strawberries
4 Tbsp. sugar
edible blossoms from the garden
Stuff sweet woodruff in wine bottle or in large bowl. Refrigerate several hours or overnight. Strain and pour into large glass punch bowl. Add sugar and mix well. Add an ice block (pretty with frozen flowers inside). Blend in champagne. Garnish with woodruff flowers and edible woodruff blossoms from the garden (Johnny-jump ups, pansies, rose petals borage, etc.) Place a strawberry in each glass and top with sweet woodruff flower.
* Try May Wine and May Wine Champagne Punch with 'Award-Winning' Michigan wines and sparkling wines (http://www.michiganwines.com/Awards/awards.html)