Dried Elderberries are a wine additive that enhances both the color and flavor of the wine. Native to the British Isles, the small dark colored elderberry makes an excellent Port. The appearance of berries on the bushes is said to have signaled farmers when to sow their wheat. Elderberries are also reputed to have been used to make one of the first black hair dyes in ancient Greece. Use in combination with 1 oz oak chips to achieve an aged flavor.