Welcome to your own personal wine country, where you will
discover recipes and techniques for making and evaluating fine red,
white, and rose wines from one of America''s finest winemakers.
This accessible guide teaches new and advanced enthusiasts how to
select, grow, and harvest grapes that are suited to the different
regions around the country, and then, how to make authentic artisan
wine from them.
If you''ve ever wanted to make homemade wine but never thought
you had the space or ability to make it, you will love this book.
The Backyard Vintner is a handy guide to at-home
winemaking that teaches the readers the tips and tricks of the
trade. With inspiring full-color photographs and step-by-step
illustrations, this hardcover reference guide also provides recipes
and techniques for making and evaluating fine red, white, and rose
wines. The Backyard Vintner teaches you how to start and
maintain a vineyard, and provides vital information on topics like
planting, trellising, and pruning grapes.
With chapters on planting and caring for your grapes, picking,
fermenting, fine-tuning the elevage, and bottling your wine, this
is a comprehensive guide for do-it-yourself enthusiasts.