A glass half full: the beginner's guide to home winemaking

A glass half full: the beginner's guide to home winemaking

by Samuel Santana
     
 

Have you ever wanted to try winemaking at home but weren't sure how? "A glass half full" is designed to take any beginner and walk them through step by step how, when, and why things take place in the winemaking process. Common winemaking terms, equipment, and processes are explained in great detail with each chapter building on the principles laid out in the one…  See more details below

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Have you ever wanted to try winemaking at home but weren't sure how? "A glass half full" is designed to take any beginner and walk them through step by step how, when, and why things take place in the winemaking process. Common winemaking terms, equipment, and processes are explained in great detail with each chapter building on the principles laid out in the one before it.

A few examples of what the reader can expect to learn are:

-The differences between making white and red wines
-How to adjust acidity, sugar, and pH
-How to properly fine a wine (clarification)
-Variations in fermentations; including sparkling wine and fortified wine

Appendixes in the back of the book include common winemaking charts, graphs, and conversions, as well as step by step instructions for making both white and red wine and a detailed list of potential wine problems and flaws followed by remedies to deal with them. I am sure that when you have completed this book you will be well on your way to producing excellent wines easily and fun.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015793611
Publisher:
Onerow
Publication date:
10/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
795 KB

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