Winemaking: From Grape Growing to Marketplace / Edition 2

Winemaking: From Grape Growing to Marketplace / Edition 2

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by Richard Vine
     
 

Outstanding in breadth and coherence, this definitive review is designed to embrace the entire scope of wine culture, including vine horticulture, winery design, wine processing, wine quality control, wine analysis, and wine marketing. Winemaking: From Grape Growing to Marketplace, Second Edition, translates current literature and scientific developments into

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Outstanding in breadth and coherence, this definitive review is designed to embrace the entire scope of wine culture, including vine horticulture, winery design, wine processing, wine quality control, wine analysis, and wine marketing. Winemaking: From Grape Growing to Marketplace, Second Edition, translates current literature and scientific developments into useable knowledge which grape growers, wine makers, wine educators, and wine marketers can apply towards their individual needs and tasks.
Presented in an easy-to-use, step-by-step format, the text guides the reader through the perils and pitfalls, appropriate alternative pathways, and major sources for equipment and materials within the winemaking industry. Throughout the text, pertinent regulations and permits enforced by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms are outlined. This excellent guide to winemaking will be of use to a wide audience, in particular:

-current and prospective vintners, both commercial and amateur - as an essential guide book in their cellars,
-wine connoisseurs - offers an in-depth understanding of crafting wine,
-professional marketers - provides a solid understanding of the rationale of methodology employed by grape-growers and vintners,
-students - searching for an initial overview of contemporary viticulture.

Among updates and new material the second edition includes information on marketing wines and on the use of computers in viticulture and winemaking.
As a whole, this book is an invaluable source into the elements of viticulture, enology, and marketing wine for both academia and industry. It also serves as a solid foundation from which to advance to more technical levels.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306472725
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
10/31/2002
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2002
Pages:
477
Sales rank:
1,033,065
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.06(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1History of Wine in America1
2Viticulture (Grape Growing)24
3Wine Microbiology71
4Enology (Winemaking)102
5Wine Classification154
6Winery Design159
7Requirements, Restrictions, and Regulations176
8Getting Started184
9White Table Wines221
10Red Table Wines246
11Blush Table Wines267
12Fruit and Berry Wines273
13Marketing282
App. A: Suggested Resources322
App. B: Analytical Procedures332
App. C: Charts and Tables389
App. D: Glossary441
Bibliography452
Index455

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