Techniques in Home Winemaking
An easy-to-use, clearly-illustrated, and comprehensive guide for beginners and advanced winemakers looking for the latest techniques in premium wine production. From choosing raw material - concentrate, juice, or grapes - to bottling, this book provides detailed instructions on selecting and using equipment, determining the best material for specific wine styles, and analyzing wine to monitor and control quality. The troubleshooting guide is a new feature that provides solutions to potential winemaking problems and tips on prevention. Also included are step-by-step instructions for making Pinot Noir, traditional-method sparkling wine, Port, and Icewine-style wines; microbial stabilization and membrane filtration; barrel reconditioning; and building a cellar. All aspects in this new edition of "Techniques in Home Winemaking" have been completely updated and expanded by an additional 200 pages.