The Homebuilt Winery: 40 Projects for Building and Using Winemaking Equipment
- 01 Aug 2012
- Storey Publishing
- 208 pages - 216 x 276mm
In The Homebuilt Winery, Steve Hughes offers home winemakers all the know-how they need to set up a home winery and build all the basic equipment for just a fraction of the cost of store-bought. The book includes building plans and step-by-step instructions for more than 30 winemaking essentials -including a crusher, a de-stemmer, presses, pumps, and a bottle filler. It also presents a range of options for cellar racking. Along the way, Hughes leads reader through the entire process of winemaking - how to use the equipment; how to set up a winery; the best ways to store and analyze wine; and the best ways to filter, bottle, cork, and label.
The home winemaker's building bible, covering everything a winemaker needs to know to set up a home winery. Includes step-by-step instructions for building more than 40 winemaking items.