The author Bill Smith is a research scientist in winemaking fermentation, and therefore has produced a compilation of excellent recipes for winemakers of all levels.
117 page paperback
Contents include Basic Equipment, Basic Procedures, Wine Additives, Racking, Bottling, Ingredients, Sparkling Wine, Oak, Recipes, Problem Solving, Wine Clubs and Wine Shows.
184 page paperback
A comprehensive guide to growing vines in English conditions and making wines from the grapes produced.
It covers all aspects of the hobby, including: growing; vine varieties; site, soil and spacing; pests and maladies; propagation; vintage; fermentation; stabilization; bottling; and storing.
59 page paperback
The making of mead and its derivatives dates back many centuries, possibly thousands of years. A lightly chilled mead makes a lovely summer's drink. This book gives a clear and complete guide to its making. Authors: Bryan Acton & Peter Duncan.
This book will inspire you to make & guide you through the processes of making mead and its various derivatives such as melomel (honey & fruit juice), pyment (honey & grapes), hippocras (honey, grapes & herbs), metheglin (spiced mead), cyser (honey & apples) and others.
Contents include the history and legends of mead making, honeys for mead, techniques and recipes.
115 page paperback
After spending decades exploring the techniques of sparkling wine production the authors have produced this excellent book which contains all the information necessary to impress friends with your own sparkling wines.
Contents include Sparkling Wine Styles, Bottles and Closures, Ingredients, Techniques, Recipes, Racking, Disgorging, Maturing and Tasting.
75 recipes for homemade beer and wine using seasonal ingredients, including fruit, vegetables, herbs, flowers and grains
Includes dry and sweet wine, beer, lager, liqueurs and fortified wines arranged by season.
As well as recipes it includes a basic introduction to wine and beer making principles