From Vines to Wines The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine

ISBN-10: 1580171052

ISBN-13: 9781580171052

Edition: 3rd 1999

Authors: Tim Mondavi, Jeff Cox

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Now updated with new information on trellising systems, winemaking techniques and wine-tasting tips, this book provides readers with a comprehensive guide to growing their own grapes and making homemade wine.
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List price: $18.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 1/3/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction Making Wine
Selecting the Vines
The Context of Winemaking
The Origin of Classic Wine Grapes
A Self-Education in Wine Climate and Geography
Affect Choice of Wines
Identifying Wine-Growing Areas
Growing the Grapes
Parts of the Grapevine
Choosing a Vineyard Size and Site
Finding a Favorable Site Vineyard Soil and Grape Quality Other Site
Considerations Grape
Trellises Hardware for Constructing a Trellis
Construction Directions
Ordering and Planting
Grapestock Managing Vineyard Rows and Aisles
How to Prune Grapes
Grapevine Pruning Illustrated Cluster
Thinning Trellis Systems
Illustrated Pest Control Strategies
Fertilization Tending Grape Crops
Determining Ripeness Harvesting Botrytized Grapes
Weather as a Harvest Factor Harvesting
Making the Wine
Making Consistently Fine Wine
The Primary Fermentation
The Secondary Fermentation
Further Racking and Aging Wine Disorders
Filtering Fining Blending Final Measurements Before Bottling
Bottling Corking
Labeling Cellaring the Wine
Wine Accoutrements Sensory
Evaluation of Wine Appendix
The Home Winemaker's Record Book Appendix
For More Information Appendix
Sources of Supplies Appendix
Sources for Grapevines Appendix
Grape Pests and Their Controls
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