This book is intended for people interested in making their own country wines. It deals with the practicalities of the craft, briefly explaining the process which turns the basic ingredients into wine, and escribing the equipment needed - much of it alrady available in the kitchen or easily improvised. Step-by-step instructions guide the beginner's first attempt at winemaking, then various alternative methods both traditional and modern are discussed. Further chapters give recipes for wines to make from flowers and leaves, fruits and vegetables.
Table of Contents
Introduction; What is wine?; Equipment for winemaking; First steps in winemaking; Flower and leaf wines; Fruit wines; Vegetable and cereal wines; Things which can go wrong; Appendix: Alcoholic content Index
Daphne More was born in Kent and has worked with horses and in farming. She has written on gardening, wildlife, beekeeping, cottage antiques and other topics for a number of periodicals.