OVERRIDE

Making Fine Wines and Liqueurs at Home

Leigh Beadle

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Making Fine Wines itemizes the simple equipment needed for wine-making, and clearly describes the procedures for making wine and sparkling wines, sherry and port.  There is also an extensive section on liqueurs.
 
Making Fine Wines and Liqueurs at Home is a companion volume to Brew It Yourself and a foolproof guide for people who derive pleasure and satisfaction from making delectable product at home, using a minimum amount of equipment and time.

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Making Fine Wines
History of Wine MakingWine making is an art which has its origins in the dawn of civilization. Botanical data indicate that the wine grapes of today are descended from older species found in the mountains of Armenia, located south of the Caucasus. Archaeological records show that the cultivation of grape vineyards, known as viticulture, probably began in that region and spread to Mesopotamia over five thousand years ago. Wine was a luxury available only to the wealthy in Mesopotamia, as it had to be imported great distances from the highlands, where the soil was more amenable
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  • Leigh Beadle

  • Leigh P. Beadle is the author of Brew It Yourself, The New Brew It Yourself, and Making Fine Wines and Liqueurs at Home.
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Making Fine Wines and Liqueurs at Home

Leigh Beadle

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