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Making Award Winning Wines at Home : Professional Methods For the Amateur Winemaker - Bill Smith

Making Award Winning Wines at Home

Professional Methods For the Amateur Winemaker

Paperback

Published: 8th May 2014
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An experienced wine maker and judge draws on his life's work and the work of commercial vintners to give his views of methods that will improve on standard winemaking techniques. Bill Smith's introduction to winemaking happened when he worked in California, where he visited wineries in the Napa Valley. Back in England, he became a keen amateur winemaker. Adapting his skills as a research scientist in anaerobic fermentation to winemaking, the author soon became a prize-winner at shows, furthering his interest in the hobby by becoming a National Wine Judge He wrote this book 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. It gives the author's own views on methods that will improve on standard winemaking techniques and concludes with a selection of over fifty recipes from him and his winemaking friends.

Introduction. Basic Equipment. How Wine Is Made. Winemaking Additives. From Racking to Bottling. Ingredients and How To Use Them. Recipe Design. Versatile Wines. Sparkling Wines. Oak. When Things Go Wrong. The Commercial As A Standard. Wine Clubs and Wine Talks. Wine Shows and Competitions. Selection of Recipes. Index.

ISBN: 9781854862686
ISBN-10: 1854862685
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 118
Published: 8th May 2014
Publisher: Special Interest Model Books
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.0
Edition Number: 2