Secrets of Home Wine Making

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Secrets of Home Wine Making reveals to the non-professional wine maker the little tips that help you make better wine at home. The book provides a general background to the world of grapes and wine and then provides specific information about the unique characteristics of popular wine grape varieties. There is a section on how to mathematically determine the correct way to blend wine. The overall view of this book is to aid the home wine maker to make technically correct wine, which will increase the quality and self-life of his wine.

The second section of the book provides step-by-step instructions on how to produce various grape wines at home. This is followed by non-grape wines and finally technical support. You will find a much overlooked section in this book, sanitation. The lack of proper sanitation is the number one cause of wine going bad. Wine making should be an enjoyable experience and this book will aid you in that endeavor.

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Secrets of Home Wine Making reveals to the non-professional wine maker the little tips that help you make better wine at home. The book provides a general background to the world of grapes and wine and then provides specific information about the unique characteristics of popular wine grape varieties. There is a section on how to mathematically determine the correct way to blend wine. The overall view of this book is to aid the home wine maker to make technically correct wine, which will increase the quality and self-life of his wine.

The second section of the book provides step-by-step instructions on how to produce various grape wines at home. This is followed by non-grape wines and finally technical support. You will find a much overlooked section in this book, sanitation. The lack of proper sanitation is the number one cause of wine going bad. Wine making should be an enjoyable experience and this book will aid you in that endeavor.

Contents

  • I.     INTRODUCTION.
  • II. BIOLOGY OF GRAPES AND WINE.
  • Grapes.
  • Yeast.
  • Bacteria.
  • III. FERMENATAION CHEMISTRY..
  • IV. WINE AS ALCOHOL.
  • V. GRAPES.
  • Characteristics.
  • Why Varietal Wine Grapes
  • How the Home Winemaker Selects Good Wine Grapes.
  • Seasonal Strategy.
  • Picking Grapes Yourself.
  • VI. HOME WINE MAKING OPERATIONS.
  • 1. Analysis of the Grapes
  • 2. Preparing grapes for fermentation
  • 3. Sulfuring.
  • 4 Fluid Recovery:
  • 5. Fermentation:
  • 6. Transfer and Racking.
  • 7. Special Operations
  • 8 Tartrate Stabilization:
  • 9. Aging:
  • 10. Clarification:
  • 11. Blending.
  • Table of Wine Flavors and Aromas.
  • 12. Bottling.
  • VII. THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON WINE PRODUCTION..
  • Effect of Temperature on Wine Production.
  • Effect of Temperature on the Fruit
  • The Effect of Temperature on Wine Quality.
  • VIII.
  • Dry White Table Wines:
  • Dry Red Table Wines.
  • Dessert and Appetizer Wines.
  • Production Methods of White Dessert Wines:
  • Sparkling Wines.
  • IX. FRUIT WINES. 64
  • Apple Wine (Cider) 64
  • Cherry Wine. 66
  • Plum Wine. 67
  • Pomegranate Wine.
  • Honey Wine (Mead).
  • X. SENSORY EVALUATION..
  • Odor
  • Bouquet:
  • Foreign and Undesirable Odors:
  • List of Wine Aroma Terminology.
  • XI. SANITATION..
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting Agents.
  • List of Aroma and Taste Terminology.
  • APPENDIX I
  • LIST OF WINE ADDITIVES.
  • APPENDIX II
  • List of Equipment and Chemicals.
  • REFERENCES.
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