Anbau - Pflege - Weinbereitung. Das Praxishandbuch vom Fachmann.
Viticulture as a Hobby
A compact and comprehensive book for lovers of fine wines who want to
grow vine in their own backyard and process the grapes. This guide
describes in detail every practical issue from planting the vine to the
processing of the grapes and offers all necessary background
information. The history of viticulture, composition and physiology of
the grapevine, easy-to-follow directions (including numerous
illustrations). Information about prerequisites, planting, possible ways
of cultivation and raising. Practical instructions for cutting, annual
care, required equipment and utensils, pest control, common diseases and
their causes resp. parasites. Harvesting, testing of new wine,
ingredients, instructions on fermentation and storage in barrels and
ripening, filling and tasting, flaws and diseases as well as the
evaluation of grape juices and wines.