I’m not going to pretend to be an expert on home wine making, but I have a interest in wanting to learn how to do it. So I searched online groups and forums and they all say that this is the book you need to read, so thats what I did and I’m now on the journey of learning to make wine.
Jack Keller leads you through the process of combining chemistry and tasting to teach you to be a wine maker, not just a recipe follower, although there are recipes in the book that will produce good quality wine. This though is one of those books that will help you to understand process and lead you to the point of making your own recipes and get you thinking about how you can ferment so much more than wort.
Simple Instructions and Superb Recipes from a Winemaking Legend. With local breweries and wineries popping up everywhere, learning how to make wine is on everyone’s “to do” list.
Utilise the guidance of home-winemaking legend Jack B.
Keller, Jr. In the 1990s, Jack started one of the first (if not the first) wine blogs on the internet.
His expertise, along with that of wine chemistry guru Daniel Pambianchi, is shared with you in Home Wine making.
It takes a fun, practical, step-by-step approach to making your own wine. The book begins with an introduction to winemaking, including basic principles, equipment needed, and exactly what to do.
After the fundamentals are covered, you’re given a variety of tested, proven, delicious recipes.
More than just grape wines, you’ll learn how to make wine out of everything from juices and concentrates to foraged ingredients such as berries and roots.
There are even recipes that utilise dandelions and other unexpected ingredients.
With 65 options, you can expand your winemaking season indefinitely! Jack’s simple approach to the subject is perfect for beginners, but winemakers of every skill level will appreciate the wealth of information.
So get this essential winemaking book, and get started, you’ll be sipping to your success in no time.