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The Backyard Vintner: An Enthusiast's Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Wine at Home

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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.  

Synopsis:

The Backyard Vintner will each you how to select, grow, and harvest the grapes that are best suited to your region. The book contains inspiring photographs and step-by-step illustrations.

Synopsis:

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 you how to select, grow, and harvest grapes that are suited to your region, and then, how to make authentic artisan wine from them.

Included are:

  • Inspiring photographs and how to illustrations that demonstrate techniques for growing grapes and making wine
  • Tips on determining what kind of soil you have, how fertile it is, and which grapes are best suited to it
  • Guides to which types of grapes will grow best in your climate
  • Ideas on making, storing, and appreciating wines for readers at both the professional and nonprofessional level

About the Author

Jim Law is the award winning, small batch vintner and owner of Linden Vineyards in Linden, Virginia, where he lives, grows grapes, writes, lectures, and teaches classes on wine making.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780785828266
Author:
Law, Jim
Publisher:
Crestline
Subject:
Fruit
Subject:
Gardening-Fruit Gardening
Subject:
Wine making
Subject:
Growing grapes
Subject:
Vineyards.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.00 x 8.00 in

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The Backyard Vintner will each you how to select, grow, and harvest the grapes that are best suited to your region. The book contains inspiring photographs and step-by-step illustrations.

"Synopsis" by ,

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 you how to select, grow, and harvest grapes that are suited to your region, and then, how to make authentic artisan wine from them.

Included are:

  • Inspiring photographs and how to illustrations that demonstrate techniques for growing grapes and making wine
  • Tips on determining what kind of soil you have, how fertile it is, and which grapes are best suited to it
  • Guides to which types of grapes will grow best in your climate
  • Ideas on making, storing, and appreciating wines for readers at both the professional and nonprofessional level

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