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Northern Wineworks: Growing Grapes and Making Wine in Cold Climates
     

Northern Wineworks: Growing Grapes and Making Wine in Cold Climates

by Tom Plocher, Bob Parke
 

First published in 2002, this new edition to the standard guidebook for viniculturalists of frigid, northern climates, details the technical leaps of the last six years in growing and making quality cold-weather wines. The new and updated material in this edition include enhancing winter survival, evaluating your regional climate for grape growing, selecting a good

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First published in 2002, this new edition to the standard guidebook for viniculturalists of frigid, northern climates, details the technical leaps of the last six years in growing and making quality cold-weather wines. The new and updated material in this edition include enhancing winter survival, evaluating your regional climate for grape growing, selecting a good vineyard site, retraining winter-injured vines, protecting vines from spring-frost injury, matching varieties with climate constraints, applying the lessons of warm winemaking to cold-weather grapes, equipping and stocking a home winery, recognizing spoilage problems and applying remedies, selecting yeast strains for specific wine styles, and blending methodology for cold-weather varieties. A revised and expanded appendix of cold weather grape varieties, organized by categories of relative hardiness, is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934259184
Publisher:
Wine Appreciation Guild, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Tom Plocher is a leading grape breeder. Bob Parke is a wine enthusiast.

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