The Art of Making Wine and Liqueurs
A complete, step–by–step guide to home wine and liqueur making—from flower, fruit, and sparkling wines to sloe gin and cherry brandy—including 100 recipes.
Ideal for both beginners and those more experienced, The Art of Making Wine and Liqueurs is a comprehensive guide, with clear instructions and plenty of helpful diagrams and drawings. Winemaker Betty Sampson describes the necessary equipment, the basic principles, and the ingredients; tells you how to prepare and mature your wine—and how to avoid the pitfalls; and offers a marvelous array of recipes for flower, fruit, sparkling, and dessert wines as well as liqueurs. For those wishing to cultivate their own vineyard, there’s even a section on the growing, care, and use of grapes.