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The Home Winemaker s Companion

The Home Winemaker s Companion Book
Author : Ed Halloran,Gene Spaziani
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Release : 2012-11-12
ISBN : 1612122272
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Raise a glass of homemade burgundy and enjoy the fruits of your labor. This informative guide provides an overview of the entire home winemaking process, from the vine (or the boxed kit) to your glass. With more than 100 recipes for a wide range of delicious wines, ports, and champagnes, you’re sure to find a wine to suit your taste. Clear diagrams for setting up your equipment and fail-safe instructions ensure that your home winemaking will be a success.

The Complete Guide to Making Your Own Wine at Home

The Complete Guide to Making Your Own Wine at Home Book
Author : John N. Peragine
Publisher : Atlantic Publishing Company
Release : 2010
ISBN : 1601383584
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the basics of distillation to the ingredients used, you will learn all of the basics of home wine making, starting with the wide array of ingredients available to you, including grapes and berries. You will learn everything required to start and operate a home winery.

Home Winemaking For Dummies

Home Winemaking For Dummies Book
Author : Tim Patterson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-10-25
ISBN : 9780470681138
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An informative, fun guide to making your own wine It's estimated that one million North Americans make their own wine. Relatively inexpensive to make (a homemade bottle costs from $2 to $4), a bottle with your own label (and grapes) is a fantasy even someone with modest aspirations can fulfill. Author Tim Patterson, an award-winning home winemaker, shows how it's possible for anyone to create a great wine. In Home Winemaking For Dummies, he discusses the art of winemaking from grape to bottle, including how to get the best grapes (and figure out how many you need); determine what equipment is required; select the right yeast and figure out if any other additives are needed; and store, age, and test wine. With detailed tips on creating many varieties -- from bold reds and demure whites to enchanting rosés and delightful sparkling wines -- this guide is your ultimate winemaking resource.

Joy of Home Wine Making

Joy of Home Wine Making Book
Author : Terry A. Garey
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2012-07-24
ISBN : 0062230166
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Port and sherries, whites, reds, roses and melomels—make your own wine without owning a vineyard! If you can follow a simple recipe, you can create delectable table wines in your own home. It's fun, it's easy-and the results will delightfully complement your favorite meals and provide unparalleled pleasure by the glass when friends come calling. You don't have tore-create Bordeaux in your basement to be a successful home vintner-you can make raisin wine and drink it like sherry, or use it to accent your Chinese cooking. Raspberry or apricot wine lend themselves to delicious desserts. And if you are interested in more exotic concoctions, rhubarb champagne is the ultimate treat. The Joy of Home Winemaking is your comprehensive guide to: the most up-to-date techniques and equipment readily available and affordable ingredients and materials aging, bottling, racking, blending, and experimenting dozens of original recipes for great-tasting fruit wines, spice wines, herb wines, sparkling wines, sherries, liqueurs even homemade soda pop! a sparkling brief history of winemaking helpful illustrations and glossary an extensive mail-order resource section Whether you prefer your wine dry of slightly sweet, The Joy of Home Winemaking has all the information you need to go from casual connoisseur to expert home vintner in no time.

A Companion to California Wine

A Companion to California Wine Book
Author : Charles L. Sullivan
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 1998-10-01
ISBN : 9780520920873
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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California is the nation's great vineyard, supplying grapes for most of the wine produced in the United States. The state is home to more than 700 wineries, and California's premier wines are recognized throughout the world. But until now there has been no comprehensive guide to California wine and winemaking. Charles L. Sullivan's A Companion to California Wine admirably fills that gap—here is the reference work for consumers, wine writers, producers, and scholars. Sullivan's encyclopedic handbook traces the Golden State's wine industry from its mission period and Gold Rush origins down to last year's planting and vintage statistics. All aspects of wine are included, and wine production from vine propagation to bottling is described in straightforward language. There are entries for some 750 wineries, both historical and contemporary; for more than 100 wine grape varieties, from Aleatico to Zinfandel; and for wine types from claret to vermouth—all given in a historical context. In the book's foreword the doyen of wine writers, Hugh Johnson, tells of his own forty-year appreciation of California wine and its history. "Charles Sullivan's Companion," he adds, "will provide the grist for debate, speculation, and reminiscence from now on. With admirable dispassion he sets before us just what has happened in the plot so far."

101 Recipes for Making Wild Wines at Home

101 Recipes for Making Wild Wines at Home Book
Author : John N. Peragine
Publisher : Atlantic Publishing Company
Release : 2010
ISBN : 1601383592
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Wild wines are a thing of the world. Each culture has developed its own means of fermenting and distilling various fruits and grains into aromatic, strong spirited drinks to grace tables. Making your own wild wine can be a fun, rewarding project that allows you to take full control of the taste and body of your favorite dinner drink.101 Recipes for Making Wild Wines At Home has wild wine recipes that will entice your taste buds. These recipes use the best herbs, fruits, and flowers to create some of the most beloved drinks in the world for yourself, friends, and family. The basics of wild wine recipes are laid out here in great detail, providing everything you need to know to both understand and start making your own wines in no time.You will be shown the basic information or dozens of varieties of herbs, fruits, and flowers, including how they are best used in wine recipes, what you need to do to prepare them, and how they will taste, feel, look, and smell in the finished product. You will learn what to do to promote the integrity of your wine and the many different ways to vary the aspects of both white and red wild wines without sacrificing taste. After learning the basics of wild wine making, you will be shown the process of making 101 wild wine recipes that are well-received around the world. This book details special tips and tricks you can use to perfect your wine and to ensure the best possible batch is produced every time. For every aspiring amateur wine maker out there, 101 Recipes for Making Wild Wines At Home is an absolute must.

Home Winemaking Step by step

Home Winemaking  Step by step Book
Author : Jon Iverson
Publisher :
Release : 2000
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written expressly for beginning and advanced amateurs, this guide explores home winemaking in practical terms, focusing on the latest fermentation techniques of both red and white wine grapes. Detailed information on equipment, supplies, and mistakes to avoid will make getting started easy. Advanced winemakers will appreciate full explanations of sophisticated topics such as malolactic fermentation, extended maceration sparkling wines, and chemical testing. Also included in the new edition is information on the use of oak barrels. Unlike other winemaking manuals, this is devoted entirely to wine made with grapes instead of fruit wines.

Wild Winemaking

Wild Winemaking Book
Author : Richard W. Bender
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Release : 2018-02-21
ISBN : 1612127908
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Making wine at home just got more fun, and easier, with Richard Bender’s experiments. Whether you’re new to winemaking or a seasoned pro, you’ll find this innovative manual accessible, thanks to its focus on small batches that require minimal equipment and use an unexpected range of readily available fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs. The ingredient list is irresistibly curious. How about banana wine or dark chocolate peach? Plum champagne or sweet potato saké? Chamomile, sweet basil, blood orange Thai dragon, kumquat cayenne, and even cannabis rhubarb wines have earned a place in Bender’s flavor collection. Go ahead, give it a try.

The Way to Make Wine

The Way to Make Wine Book
Author : Sheridan Warrick
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 2006-09-12
ISBN : 0520939506
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written by a vintner and science editor with twenty-five years experience, The Way to Make Wine is the most readable and reliable handbook among the many winemaking guides. In engaging conversational prose, Sheridan Warrick shows that making your own wine is not only easy, but also fun. Geared to everyday wine lovers who want to drink well, save money, and impress their friends, this book reveals everything needed to make delicious wines—both reds and whites—from start to finish. Warrick demystifies winemaking by explaining the nuts and bolts and demonstrating that if readers can replace a faucet washer or cook a pasta sauce, they can make food-friendly wines that cost less than the bottles they’re now opening. He enables amateur vintners to equip a home winery, procure top-quality grapes, run a flawless fermentation, and enjoy their wine—its nose, its body, and finish—with renewed awareness and appreciation. At the same time, the author points experienced home vintners to new skills, describing top wineries’ techniques. Rich with insiders’ know-how, this book also divulges the many advances that have been made in the past few decades and makes clear that, with enologists’ innovations, home winemaking is easier than ever. With straightforward illustrations of key steps, this book offers one-stop shopping for anyone who’s ever dreamed of making table wines at home. * two step-by-step sections: one for beginners, one for experienced home vintners * sidebars offer quick tips and key elements of winemaking lore * includes the only clear and comprehensive guide to minimizing the use of sulfites in wine * section on suppliers and labs provides a wealth of information on sources of fine wine grapes

A Complete Guide to Quality in Small Scale Wine Making

A Complete Guide to Quality in Small Scale Wine Making Book
Author : John Anthony Considine,Elizabeth Frankish
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2013-11-21
ISBN : 0124079172
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As the wine industry has experienced a period of rapid global expansion, there is a renewed emphasis on quality and consistency even within the small winery industry. Written for the small production program, A Complete Guide to Quality in Small-Scale Wine Making is for the novice to intermediate level winemaker seeking foundational information in chemistry and sensory science as they relate to wine quality at a technical level. Drawing from personal experience as well as scientific literature, this book introduces the core concepts of winemaking before delving into methods and analysis to provide practical insights into creating and maintaining quality in the wine product. Understand the chemistry and sensory science at the foundation of quality wines Explore real-world examples of key analysis and application of concepts Practice methods and exercises for hands-on experience

Wine Making Journal for the Homemade Wine Maker

Wine Making Journal  for the Homemade Wine Maker Book
Author : Adam Courtney
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2006-11-01
ISBN : 1430303298
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Wine Making Journal is an easy to use journal to record all of your homemade wine batches. The journal has sections for recording the primary and secondary fermentation, bottling, and tasting of each batch. There is also a space to attach your label for posterity. The Wine Making Journal has handy reference charts included to help make your wine production easier and quicker. For less than the cost of yeast, you can keep track of all your wine batches in one convenient location. No longer do you need to keep track of countless loose pages of notes, or a notebook full of scribbled hieroglyphics. A definite must have for the home wine maker.

The Big Book of Cidermaking

The Big Book of Cidermaking Book
Author : Christopher Shockey,Kirsten K. Shockey
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Release : 2020-09-01
ISBN : 1635861144
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The best-selling authors Christopher Shockey and Kirsten K. Shockey turn their expertise to the world of fermented beverages in the most comprehensive guide to home cidermaking available. With expert advice and clear, step-by-step instructions, The Big Book of Cidermaking equips readers with the skills they need to make the cider they want: sweet, dry, fruity, farmhouse-style, hopped, barrel-aged, or fortified. The Shockeys’ years of experience cultivating an orchard and their experiments in producing their own ciders have led them to a master formula for cidermaking success, whether starting with apples fresh from the tree or working with store-bought juice. They explore in-depth the different phases of fermentation and the entire spectrum of complex flavor and style possibilities, with cider recipes ranging from cornelian cherry to ginger, and styles including New England, Spanish, and late-season ciders. For those invested in making use of every part of the apple, there’s even a recipe for vinegar made from the skins and cores leftover after pressing. This thorough, thoughtful handbook is an empowering guide for every cidermaker, from the beginner seeking foundational techniques and tips to the intermediate cider crafter who wants to expand their skills.

Techniques in Home Winemaking

Techniques in Home Winemaking Book
Author : Daniel Pambianchi
Publisher : Vehicule Press
Release : 2002
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For the first time in one book, Techniques in Home Wine Making provides detailed instructions for producing premium-quality home-made wines - wines that will impress even the most astute connoisseurs. Daniel Pambianchi demystifies the principles of winemaking, for both beginner and advanced home winemakers, with thorough, step-by-step descriptions and realistic advice. By using practical techniques, processes, and equipment adapted from traditional and modern commercial winemaking, excellent age-worthy wines can be made at home. Easy-to-follow instructions are also provided for making impressive sparkling wine (including using the traditional méthod champenoise process), vintage-style port wine, and the now world-famous ice wine. In this new edition of Techniques in Home Winemaking, author Daniel Pambianchi has completely updated all aspects of his indispensable book and has added an additional 30 pages. Expanded sections describe the instruments and procedures for monitoring and controlling acid, pH and sulphite levels; introduces newly-available winemaking equipment; provides step-by-step instructions for making world-class sparkling wines; discusses winemaking problems; and includes numerous new pictures and diagrams. "There's in-depth detail here that I have previously seen only in professional texts: the inside scoop on alcoholic fermentation; on fining and filtration; on the malolactic fermentation; on the care and maintenance of oak barrels; on avoiding and treating winemaking problems; and on the making of sparkling port and ice wines. I just wish Daniel Pambianchi's book was available when I was just starting out as a winemaker ... it could have saved me a lot of trial and error along the way! --Thomas Bachelder Thomas Bachelder is currently a winemaker at Lemelson Winery in Oregon, and he has made wine for several different Domaines in Burgundy, France. He is the author of five books on wine, and is a regular columnist for Wine Tidings Magazine.

The Vintner s Apprentice

The Vintner s Apprentice Book
Author : Eric Miller
Publisher : Crestline Books
Release : 2015-03-18
ISBN : 9780785832577
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An insider tour of vineyards, wineries, cellars, and more! In The Vintner's Apprentice, you get behind-the-scenes access to the wine world's real-life masters of the craft, as well as a guide to the techniques that made them so successful. Benefit from their experience selecting a site, planting a vineyard, harvesting and crushing the grapes, creating blends, and much more.

Making Wild Wines Meads

Making Wild Wines   Meads Book
Author : Rich Gulling,Pattie Vargas
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Release : 1999-06-01
ISBN : 160342458X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Make extraordinary homemade wines from everything but grapes! In this refreshingly unique take on winemaking, Patti Vargas and Rich Gulling offer 125 recipes for unusual wines made from herbs, fruits, flowers, and honey. Learn to use ingredients from your farmers’ market, grocery store, or even your own backyard to make deliciously fermented drinks. Lemon-Thyme Metheglin, Rose Hip Melomel, and Pineapple-Orange Delight are just the beginning of an unexplored world of delightfully natural wild wines. Cheers!

Tasting Cider

Tasting Cider Book
Author : Erin James,CIDERCRAFT Magazine
Publisher : Storey Publishing
Release : 2017-07-25
ISBN : 1612128386
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This complete guide to North America’s oldest beverage celebrates hard cider’s rich history and its modern makers, as well as its deliciously diverse possibilities. Flavor profiles and tasting guidelines highlight 100 selections of cider — including single varietal, dessert, hopped, and barrel-aged — plus perry, cider’s pear-based cousin. A perfect addition to any meal, cider pairings are featured in 30 food recipes, from Brussels sprouts salad to salmon chowder, brined quail, and poached pear frangipane. An additional 30 cocktail recipes include creative combinations such as Maple Basil Ciderita and Pear-fect Rye Fizz.

Halliday Wine Companion 2020

Halliday Wine Companion 2020 Book
Author : James Halliday
Publisher : Hardie Grant Publishing
Release : 2019-08-08
ISBN : 1743586531
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For over thirty years James Halliday has been Australia's most respected wine critic, and his Halliday Wine Companion is recognised as the industry benchmark for Australian wine. A best-selling annual, the Halliday Wine Companion is the go-to guide for wine ratings, regions, best varietals, winery reviews and a curated selection of the best wines in Australia. The 2020 edition has been completely revised to bring readers up-to-the-minute information, as well as re-designed in a modern new style to reflect the brand's ever expanding audience. In his inimitable style, Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine through detailed tasting notes with points, price, value symbol and advice on best-by drinking, as well as each wine’s closure and alcohol content. He provides information about wineries and winemakers, including vineyard sizes, opening times and contact details. The perfect self-purchase or gift for the wine lover in your life.

Postmodern Winemaking

Postmodern Winemaking Book
Author : Clark Smith
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 2013-11-02
ISBN : 0520958543
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In Postmodern Winemaking, Clark Smith shares the extensive knowledge he has accumulated in engaging, humorous, and erudite essays that convey a new vision of the winemaker's craft--one that credits the crucial roles played by both science and art in the winemaking process. Smith, a leading innovator in red wine production techniques, explains how traditional enological education has led many winemakers astray--enabling them to create competent, consistent wines while putting exceptional wines of structure and mystery beyond their grasp. Great wines, he claims, demand a personal and creative engagement with many elements of the process. His lively exploration of the facets of postmodern winemaking, together with profiles of some of its practitioners, is both entertaining and enlightening.

Making Your Own Wine at Home

Making Your Own Wine at Home Book
Author : Lori Stahl
Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing
Release : 2014-09-01
ISBN : 1607654857
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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If you've been thinking of trying your hand at home winemaking, delay no longer! It’s easier than you think to make wonderful wine at home. Get started today with this practical guide to making your first bottle of perfect homemade wine. Author Lori Stahl demystifies essential winemaking techniques with friendly, jargon-free instructions and gorgeous color photography. She begins by taking you step by step through making wine from a kit, and then shows you how to go beyond the kit with creative additions. Soon you’ll be making your own flavorful wine from fresh grapes, apples, berries, and even flowers and herbs. This home winemaking companion offers a wide selection of seasonal winemaking recipes, new twists on traditional favorites, and sweet ways to enjoy and indulge in the wines you create. Even if you have never made wine before, Making Your Own Wine at Home will show you everything you need to master an intriguing and rewarding new hobby.

First Steps in Winemaking

First Steps in Winemaking Book
Author : C. J. J. Berry
Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
Release : 2011
ISBN : 9781565236028
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Delve into the world of winemaking with an essential classic. First Steps in Winemaking was the first modern book to introduce the winemaking process to the at-home vinter and instantly became a must-have for those just discovering the craft. Using the methods and techniques found within the pages of this book, the reader is sure to have success, right in their very own kitchen. They will learn everything they need to know to make their own wine, from how to obtain the desired flavor to maintaining the proper acid levels. Find a new favorite among the 130-plus recipes included, and learn which wines are best for which seasons. Turning a kitchen into an at-home vineyard is fun and rewarding!"--