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Making Sparkling Wines at Home

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ISBN-10: 1565236904

ISBN-13: 9781565236905

Edition: 2012

Authors: J. Restall, D. Hebbs

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Sparkling wines, or champagnes, have a charm and attraction all their own: they are synonymous with celebration and happiness and are the natural choice for celebrations and any kind of festivity. The ability to make sparkling wine is one of the most desirable accomplishments for a vintner. And for any home winemaker to produce his or her own sparkling wine is one-upmanship to the Nth degree!Yet it is perfectly possible to make champagne-style wine at home. Making Sparkling Winesat Homeprovides everything that the average DIY brewer needs to know to produce impressive sparkling wines that will be the envy of any winemaking gathering. This book is focused on one subject—teaching readers how…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

John Restall and Don Hebbs have spent decades exploring the techniques of sparkling wine production and in discovering the secrets of producing champagne-like wine of superb quality.

Introduction: Why Make Sparkling Wines?
Other Sparkling Wines
Bottles and Closures
Ingredients to Use
The Basic Wine
Recipes for Basic Wines
Rhubarb and Strawberry
Medium-Sweet Ros�
Racking, Clarification, and Assessment
Adjusting the Sugar Content
Bottle Fermentation
Shaking Down the Yeast
Disgorging and Sweetening
The Tank Method
Tasting and Serving Sparkling Wine