An experienced wine maker and judge draws on his life’s work as a research scientist in anaerobic fermentation and the work of commercial vintners to give his views of methods that will improve on standard winemaking techniques. The book has been written for winemakers at all levels; all aspects of home winemaking are discussed from the basic equipment to the Wine Clubs that are the backbone of this widespread hobby. The book concludes with a selection of over 50 recipes from the author and his winemaking friends – tried and tested prize-winning recipes that have resulted in a succession of medals and rosettes at wine shows
First launched in 1988, the House of Beaverdale began producing a pure grape concentrate of such high quality that it allowed home wine-makers to emulate fine wines from the chateaux of the world’s great wine regions. Grape juice is now shipped from high quality wine regions the world over.
Fragrant and crisp wines derived from Chardonnay are rich and well balanced with wonderful body and finesse and a lingering after taste.
This book is universally known as the ‘winemaker’s bible’. This new, completely updated edition with a total sales record of over 3 million copies sold, sets out in metric, imperial and American measures some 150 detailed recipes, all arranged in the months best suited for their making so that winemaking can be pursued all year round. An inspiration to all beginners in winemaking
This book covers all aspects from planting the vines through cropping and vinification to enjoying the final product. It will help the amateur to produce high-quality wine from home-grown grapes providing the right varieties are used and the simple rules followed
The book includes an introduction to the basic principles; recipes; a reference section with a table of problems and their solutions; a glossary; and a buyer’s guide. The recipes are clearly written, with symbols used to designate the different steps. There is a complete variety of wine recipes, using berries, soft fruits, hard fruits, tropical fruits, dried fruits and, of course, fresh grapes.
This is the book for the winemaker who likes the ease and convenience of making wine from concentrates. Invaluable to the flat-dweller who enjoys wine but lacks the facilities to make it from grapes and other fruits. The recipes are formulated from concentrates which are readily available. A book to keep for ready reference