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The Beginner’s Guide to Making Wine from Juice and Grapes

by (author) Daniel Pambianchi

foreword by Wade Clark

Vehicule Press
Initial publish date
Feb 2024
Wine, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Feb 2024
    List Price

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From the author of Modern Home Winemaking and Techniques in Home Winemaking, Daniel Pambianchi’s The Beginner’s Guide to Making Wine from Juice and Grapes is for novices keen on making their own wine at home. It guides aspiring winemakers through the process, from crush to bottle, with step-by-step instructions using simple, modern techniques to craft consistently great wine. The book includes many illustrations, tables and examples to highlight the use of equipment and tools, and a comprehensive chapter dedicated to solving common winemaking problems.

About the authors

Daniel Pambianchi is a well-known winemaking author, lecturer, consultant, and seasoned winemaker, both as an amateur and professional, having owned and operated a small commercial winery in Niagara Wine Country in Ontario, Canada. His bestselling books Techniques in Home Winemaking and Modern Home Winemaking have become the go-to reference textbook by advanced amateurs and small-winery operators alike. His area of expertise is wine chemistry, in which he performs extensive studies in his wine analysis lab. He is a member of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture. He lives in Montreal.

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With 60 years of solid winemaking experience, Wade Clark is a respected authority on all aspects of home winemaking. He has been a significant contributor to the very successful internet-based group, WinePress.US, and also helped the popular Home Made Wine Making Facebook group grow to over 53,000 members. He lives in Port Barre, Louisiana.

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