4 fresh peaches
1 cup sugar
2 cups water
1 cup dry peach wine
1/4 cup candied ginger root -- finely chopped
Blanch peaches for one minute. Peel, cut in half, and remove stone. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, water, and wine and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer. Add peach halves and ginger and simmer until peach halves are tender, about 20 minutes. Serve warm or allow to cool in juice and serve chilled.