A comprehensive, start-to-finish reference guide for the home winemaker. From making your very first batch of kit wine to mastering advanced techniques for making wine from grapes, this book covers it all! With Gene Spaziani's clear instructions, you'll find it easy to make any of 115 delectable wines, from chablis, chardonnay, and zinfandel to rioja, merlot, and pinot noir -- even port, sherry, and champagne.Occasionally it may take several days to begin, but when nothing happens after several days, you have a problem. ... This can stun the yeast and inhibit the chemical action necessary for fermentation. ... Properly packaged yeast can and does last for several years, but there comes a time when it will lose its effectiveness.
|Title||:||The Home Winemaker's Companion|
|Author||:||Ed Halloran, Gene Spaziani|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2012-11-12|