This is the book for the winemaker who likes the ease and convenience of making wine from concentrates for those who enjoy wine but lacks the facilities to make it from grapes and other fruits. The recipes in this edition are formulated from concentrates which are readily available to make 1-2 gallon batches of wine. The book is the culmination of many years of work with concentrates from all over the world.
Peter Duncan’s vast experience and knowledge of the way wine can be made with concentrates is all here in these pages – this is the book that every winemaker who uses them will want to keep for ready reference.
Contents: Basic Principles and Practices; Equipment; Hydrometer; Gravity Tables; Cleaning and Sterilizing; Yeast, Starters and Nutrients; Fermentation; Acid Balance; Tannin; Racking and Clarification; Maturing; Spoilage; Grape Concentrate; Practical Aspects; Production of Grape Concentrate Wine; Frozen and Canned Fruit Concentrates; A Range of Recipes
Peter M. Duncan was born in Perth, Scotland. He was educated at Perth Academy and Edinburgh University, graduating in 1959 with a first class honours B.Sc. in chemistry. Married with two sons, he has lived in Quebec, Canada since 1962. On the winemaking front, he founded the Huron Wine Guild, has been a member of both the Canadian and British National Guilds of Judges and used to write a popular weekly column called The Winemaker’s Forum for local and national newspapers.
Originally published in 1976 by Amateur Winemaker Publications
Larger Format Second Revised Edition published in 1982 by Amateur Winemaker Publications
Special Interest Model Books edition published in 2010
210 x 148mm; 96 pages
13 black and white photographs