By Jeff Cox (256 pages)
Create you own backyard winery! From breaking ground to savoring the finished product, Jeff Cox’s From Vines to Wines is the most complete and up-to-date guide to growing flawless grapes and making extraordinary wine.
Wine connoisseurs, gardeners, and home winemakers will find the latest techniques in this fully revised and updated edition. With thorough, illustrated instructions, you’ll learn how to:
— Choose and prepare a vineyard site
— Construct sturdy and effective trellising systems
— Plant, prune, and harvest the perfect grapes for your climate
— Press, ferment, age and bottle your own wine
— Judge wine for clarity, color, aroma, body, and taste