Welcome to your own personal wine country, where you will discover recipes and techniques for making and evaluating fine red, white, and rose wines from one of America's finest winemakers. This accessible guide teaches you how to select, grow, and harvest grapes that are suited to your region, and then, how to make authentic artisan wine from them.
- Inspiring photographs and how to illustrations that demonstrate techniques for growing grapes and making wine
- Tips on determining what kind of soil you have, how fertile it is, and which grapes are best suited to it
- Guides to which types of grapes will grow best in your climate
- Ideas on making, storing, and appreciating wines for readers at both the professional and nonprofessional level