(also Stayman Winesap /ˈwīnˌsap/)
An apple of a deep red variety with a mildly tart flavor, originating in the US.
- Many of the good kinds are finished by December, but Winesaps or Stayman Winesaps probably are still good.
- Begin with a tart-sweet apple like Gravenstein or Newton Pippin, then mix in spicy McIntosh with Gravensteins or winy Staymans with Pippins.
- Other varieties like the Empire, Ida Red, Goldrush and Stayman Winesap are available already picked in the market, along with products like apple dumplings, apple cider, applesauce and apple butter.
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