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ohbeary

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Fantastic info, and there I was thinking I'll just tell them about my fave book "First Steps in Winemaking" by CJJ Berry,:D I have to say it is a recipe book but has some very clear instructions, easy to follow if youre a bit thick like wot i am :p:D
 

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More sources for books

I thought I would chime in here and hopefully my reference is acceptable use for the forum and if not please adjust this accordingly
I use the Google books search and find a wealth of material on many subjects, many are full preview and down-loadable too.
I also subscribe to a similar on-line service Scribd again a lot of down-loadable books and a lot of history in them too.
This is not to compare to the current material suggested here though, as I think for the new wine maker the suggested PDF files are more of a fit to the time.
Just another resource suggestion.

Tim
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Here is a good step by step with some basic wine info. Most of the "cheats" at the end only seem like they'd matter if you stick to making tea wine. Hopefully you'd only use this to start from :) It would be nice if they get around to writing up part 4 though...

Part 1:
http://www.selfsufficientish.com/ma...-the-fear-out-of-wine-making-part-one-by-mkg/

Part 2:
http://www.selfsufficientish.com/ma...ing-the-fear-out-of-winemaking-part-2-by-mkg/

Part 3:
http://www.selfsufficientish.com/ma...of-wine-making-part-3-cheating-and-improving/
 
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It's been in the bottle about 9 months...Might be about time to give it a try.
 

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Here is a good step by step with some basic wine info. Most of the "cheats" at the end only seem like they'd matter if you stick to making tea wine. Hopefully you'd only use this to start from :) It would be nice if they get around to writing up part 4 though...

Part 1:
http://www.selfsufficientish.com/ma...-the-fear-out-of-wine-making-part-one-by-mkg/

Part 2:
http://www.selfsufficientish.com/ma...ing-the-fear-out-of-winemaking-part-2-by-mkg/

Part 3:
http://www.selfsufficientish.com/ma...of-wine-making-part-3-cheating-and-improving/

This is what I like with e-books as you can find plenty of them for FREE. :D
Thanks anyway for putting your time in posting and sharing this valuable links full of information. :re
 

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Hi,

Ita a great stuff and very informative.I really enjoyed while reading this blog and it help me .Thanks for this post.

Thanks.
 

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Thanks for all of the great info here. I was wondering though if any of you can recommend some actual print books. I know that the Wine Makers Answer Book was mentioned and I plan to to take a look at that one. Any others though?
 

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My "go to book" is "Home Winemaking Step By Step" by Jon Iverson.
Here is a link to it on Amazon where you can use the "look inside' feature to read quite a bit of it. I have quite a few pages tabbed and excerpts highlighted.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0965793648/?tag=skimlinks_replacement-20

I also have just acquired Daniael Pambianchi's "Techniques in Home Winemaking" Lots of good info there too!

Besides these each time a problem presents itself I do an Internet search and print out the results which I then bind into booklets for future reference. I have seperate ones for topics such as acidity, pH, yeast, oak barrels,...ect.
 
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Thanks! I do believe that is what I was looking for. I have a feeling I will making that purchase soon.
 

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There is another book that is interesting available through UC Davis V&E Department under Wines & Grapes and then Winemaking, called Making Table Wine at Home. Little bit more technical then others.

Since I have not posted sufficeint number of posts I cannot post a link.:d
 

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I wanted to try and get many of the books referring to wine making on this forum and get them under one thread if we can. Here's a bunch that I came across. Some have been mentioned earlier in this thread.

No order however the free downloads are first.

The Home Winemakers Manual by Lum Eisenman
Free Down load on the web at http://www.winebook.webs.com/

The Home Wine Making Book by Michiel Pesgens
Available at http://www.homebrewit.com/winebook.pdf

How To Brew Fruit and Wine Kits
http://www3.nf.sympatico.ca/phumber/msie.html#How to Brew Fruit And Kit Wines

Introduction To Home Winemaking
http://www.home-winemaking.com/index.html

Home Wine Making
http://wineserver.ucdavis.edu/content.php?category=Winemaking

Making Wine For Home Use
http://mtngrv.missouristate.edu/Publications/MWFHUpub.htm

The Wine Maker’s Answer Book by Alison Crowe @ $15.00

Home Wine Making Step By Step by Jon Iverson @ $18.00

The Home Winemaker’s Companion by Gene Spaziani @ $30.00

Making Wild Wines and Meads by Pattie and Rich Gulling @ $17.00

From Vines To Wines by Jeff Cox @ $28.00

The Backyard Vintner by Jim Law @ $20.00

Growing Wine Grapes by McGrew, Loenholdt, Zabadal, Hunt and Amberg @ $11.00

How and Why To Build A Wine Cellar by Richard Gold on Amazon

The Wine Bible by Karen MacNeil @ $14.00

The Joy Of Home Winemaking by Terry Garey

Successful Winemaking At Home by H.E. Bravery
 

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ebooks are very important when we have to make different wines as I believe while preforming any practical it is very important to first known to all the steps that are given and with the help of these ebooks one can come to know about all the steps that are necessary before applying. I find ebooks or books very effective no doubt.
 

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Beginners Book

I’ve read the “Alaskan Bootlegger’s Bible” written by Leon W. Kania. Not sure where it can be found, borrowed my copy from a friend. It seems to explain the simple steps to wine making. Added this book to my library.
 

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this may have already been mentioned but archive org has captured this link/site... im too newb to post a link but just copy and paste your link and it will bring up the original content into archive...
 

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