Grainy White Wine Mustard

White Wine Grainy Mustard

Gourmet condiments are popping up everywhere in grocery stores and markets. When you find out how easy it is to make your own, you won’t need to pay for those fancy spreads.
Author: Food in Jars


  • 1/2 cup 90g yellow mustard seeds
  • 1/4 cup 45g brown mustard seeds
  • 1 cup 250 ml dry white wine
  • 1 cup 250ml apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup 65g packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest


  • Combine both kinds of mustard seeds and wine in a medium pot and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat. Cover pot and allow the seeds to sit for 2-12 hours or until all the liquid has been absorbed.
  • Prepare a boiling water bath and heat the jars. Place the lids in a small saucepan, cover them with water and simmer over very low heat.
  • Transfer seeds and any remaining liquid to a blender or food processor.
  • Add 1 cup (250ml) of water and blend until the seeds are fairly well broken down, the texture of the mustard is up to you. If you like it more smooth, blend it longer.
  • Transfer the seed mixture back into the pot which they were soaked in. Add the cider vinegar, brown sugar, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper, sea salt and lemon zest and which until combined.
  • Bring the mustard to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer until it reduces and thickens (approximately 10 minutes).
  • Ladle the mustard into the prepared jars being sure to leave 1/2" of headspace.
  • Wipe the rims, apply the lids and rings, and process in a boiling water bath for 25 minutes.