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Old 12-15-2011, 09:48 PM   #1
Sep 2011
Grand Rapids, MI
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My wife and I have been interested in making our own wine for a while now, and I was wondering what everyone's opinions are about what the best what the best winemaking book is.

Thanks for your help.


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Old 12-15-2011, 09:54 PM   #2
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there are lots of free PDFs out there but if you want a really good book, get "the joy of home winemaking"
by Terry Garey. ISBN 0-380-78227-8
It's easy to follow, lots of recipes, over all a really good book.

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Old 12-17-2011, 12:31 AM   #3
Nov 2011
Buffalo, Wyoming
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Ha! That's the only winemaking book I have and I enjoy it. I expect there is much more out there though. I ended up overloading on sugar with a recent batch of Nanking Cherry wine following the 'Pie Cherry Wine' recipe in the book, but it's happily bubbling away right now - thanks to help from this forum. I will enjoy seeing what else is recommended.

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Old 12-19-2011, 02:20 PM   #4
Jul 2011
Knoxville, Tn
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I recommend this one as well...
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Old 12-20-2011, 11:27 AM   #5
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+ 1 for TJOHWM You might also fin Jack Keller's site useful:
The Winemaking Home Page
Regards, GF.

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