Making Award Winning Wines at Home: Professional Methods for the Amateur Winemaker

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Making Award Winning Wines at Home is the ultimate instruction manual for anyone who doesn't just want to make drinkable wine, but strives to make excellent wine at home. This book covers absolutely everything that amateur winemakers need to know, with sound and accurate advice based on modern science and professional-level winemaking methodology.

Author Bill Smith is a wine competition judge who draws on his life's work as an anaerobic fermentation research scientist to offer ...

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Overview

Making Award Winning Wines at Home is the ultimate instruction manual for anyone who doesn't just want to make drinkable wine, but strives to make excellent wine at home. This book covers absolutely everything that amateur winemakers need to know, with sound and accurate advice based on modern science and professional-level winemaking methodology.

Author Bill Smith is a wine competition judge who draws on his life's work as an anaerobic fermentation research scientist to offer this comprehensive guide to home winemaking. No detail is left unexamined. Chapters on basic equipment, additives and ingredients, racking, bottling, and troubleshooting allow beginners to learn the ropes, while experienced winemakers can fine-tune their expertise. Chapters on wine clubs and wine shows are designed to help you enjoy your hobby as fully as possible. A selection of over 50 diverse recipes will inspire you to create your own award-winning wines at home.

Inside Making Award Winning Wines at Home you'll discover:

- How to Make Your Own Prize-Winning Wines

- Professional-Level Winemaking Techniques

- Expert Advice on Equipment, Ingredients and Additives

- The Science Behind the Winemaking Process

- Over 50 Delicious Recipes

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565238091
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2013
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 1,043,356
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Smith has served as chef at Crooks Corner for more than a decade. His essays have been featured in newspapers and on radio and television, and his recipes have been selected for 150 Best American Recipes and Food Wine Magazines Best of the Best.

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