Techniques in Home Winemaking is 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 the 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. 294 pages.
About the Author: Daniel Pambianchi is the founder and CEO of Cadenza Wines, Inc., which operates Maleta Winery, a small commercial winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, producing a wide range of premium wines from refreshing and lively whites and full-bodied, age-worthy reds, to Icewine and traditional-method sparkling wine. He is a regular columnist for WineMaker magazine as well as serving as Technical Editor. He is a member of the American Wine Society, the Society of Wine Educators and the American Society for Enology and Viticulture.