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

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Storey Books, 1999 - Cooking - 235 pages
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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From vines to wines: the complete, step-by-step guide to growing your own grapes and making your own wine

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Cox, a writer for Organic Gardening magazine, here presents a comprehensive treatise on home viticulture and wine making. He covers choosing grapes and vineyard sites for different regions in the ... Read full review

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My brotherinlaw used this book to successfully implement a small familysized winery. It was the textbook for a course he took. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Jeff Cox is the author of 17 books on food, wine, and gardening, including From Vines to Wines and Cellaring Wine. He is a contributing editor to The Art of Eating and The Wine News and is a frequent contributor to Decanter. He has been the host of two television series, Your Organic Garden on PBS and Grow It! on HGTV. Cox lives in Kenwood, California.

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