101 Recipes for Making Wild Wines at Home: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Herbs, Fruits, and Flowers

101 Recipes for Making Wild Wines at Home: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using Herbs, Fruits, and Flowers

by John N. Peragine Jr.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601383594
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company FL
Publication date: 12/01/2009
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 659,350
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Introduction to Winemaking 11

Is Winemaking Legal? 13

A Brief History of Winemaking 14

Chapter 1 Winemaking Basics 17

Water 20

Sugar 24

Yeast 30

Winemaking Equipment 31

Chapter 2 Grape Wines 69

Back to the Basics 70

Grape Varietals 71

Red Wine Recipe 72

Cabernet Sauvignon 74

More Tips on Aging 82

White Wines 83

Blending Wines 84

Chapter 3 Other Fruit Wines 89

Berry Wines 90

Stone Fruit Wines 116

Seeded Fruits 128

Citrus Fruits 136

Tropical Fruits 140

Apple Cider 146

Chapter 4 Vegetable Wines 151

Chapter 5 Grain Wines 177

Chapter 6 Herbal Wines 185

Roots 186

Leaf and Stem 191

Flowers 194

Chapter 7 Meads 209

Melomels 212

Methleglin 242

Sweet Meads 250

Chapter 8 Wild Wine Drinks 255

Chapter 9 Ten Common Winemaking Problems 263

Last Call 268

Appendix A Wine Yeast Strains 269

Appendix B Tales from the Vineyard 275

Glossary of Terms 277

Bibliography 279

Resources

Websites 281

Books 282

Author Biography 283

Index 285

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