From Vines to Wines

From Vines to Wines

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By (author) Jeff Cox

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  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 13mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 25 November 1999
  • Publication City/Country: Vermont
  • ISBN 10: 1580171052
  • ISBN 13: 9781580171052
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 87,771

Product description

Create you own backyard winery! From breaking ground to savoring the finished product, Jeff Cox's From Vines to Wines is the most complete and up-to-date guide to growing flawless grapes and making extraordinary wine. Wine connoisseurs, gardeners, and home winemakers will find the latest techniques in this fully revised and updated edition. With thorough, illustrated instructions, you'll learn how to: -- Choose and prepare a vineyard site -- Construct sturdy and effective trellising systems -- Plant, prune, and harvest the perfect grapes for your climate -- Press, ferment, age and bottle your own wine -- Judge wine for clarity, color, aroma, body, and taste

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Cox has a lively prose style that keeps this guide for grape growers and home vintners from ever becoming dull or pompous. Whether you plan to grow or make your own wine or just want to understand what you re seeing when you visit a winery of vineyard, this book will prove invaluable. " San Francisco Examiner" Read a book or two on the basics of home winemaking Jeff Cox s "From Vines to Wines" is a good one. " Wine Spectator" This book takes the reader from grape to glass . . . easy-to-use lists, tables and drawings will inspire confidence in readers who are interested in making their own wines. " Orlando Sentinel" Complete aptly describes the tables, glossary, illustrations, and readable text. " Country Journal" an intelligent handbook on how to make good wine. Without getting into the details of hard science, it teaches, informs and excites. " Beverage Business" "

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Create you own backyard winery! From breaking ground to savoring the finished product, Jeff Cox's From Vines to Wines is the most complete and up-to-date guide to growing flawless grapes and making extraordinary wine. Wine connoisseurs, gardeners, and home winemakers will find the latest techniques in this fully revised and updated edition. With thorough, illustrated instructions, you'll learn how to: -- Choose and prepare a vineyard site -- Construct sturdy and effective trellising systems -- Plant, prune, and harvest the perfect grapes for your climate -- Press, ferment, age and bottle your own wine -- Judge wine for clarity, color, aroma, body, and taste