Home Winemaking: Simple Instructions and Superb Recipes

With local breweries and wineries popping up everywhere, learning how to make wine is on everyone’s “to do” list. Utilize the guidance of home-winemaking legend Jack Keller. In the 1990s, Jack started one of the first wine blogs on the internet. His expertise is shared with you in Home Winemaking: The Simple Way to Make Delicious Wine.

Home Winemaking

Taking a fun, practical, step-by-step approach to making your own wine, the book begins with an introduction to winemaking, including basic principles, equipment needed, and exact instructions. After the fundamentals are covered, you’re introduced to a variety of tested, proven, delicious recipes.

Using more than just grapes, you’ll learn how to make wine out of everything from juices and concentrates to foraged ingredients such as berries and roots. There are even recipes that utilize dandelions and other unexpected ingredients. With 65 recipe options, you can expand your winemaking season indefinitely! 

Jack’s simple approach to the subject is perfect for beginners, but winemakers of every skill level will appreciate his simple instructions and superb recipes. So get this essential winemaking book, and get started. You’ll be sipping to your success in no time.

About the authors: Jack Keller lived in Pleasanton, Texas, a half-hour south of San Antonio. Winemaking was his passion, and for decades he made wine from just about anything fermentable and nontoxic. Jack developed scores of recipes and tended to gravitate to the exotic or unusual, having once won first place with jalapeño wine, second place with sand burr wine, and third with Bermuda grass clippings wine. 

After settling permanently in Texas, Jack was six times elected President of the San Antonio Regional Wine Guild, became a certified home wine judge, was a periodic contributor to WineMaker Magazine, and was the creator and author of The Winemaking Home Page—the largest home winemaking website in the world. Jack’s WineBlog was the first winemaking blog on the internet. Jack married his high school sweetheart, Donna, and was an avid fly fisherman. He was a mentor to thousands of amateur winemakers. 

Daniel Pambianchi is a well-known winemaking author, lecturer, consultant, and seasoned winemaker. His best-selling book, Techniques in Home Winemaking, has become the go-to reference textbook for advanced amateurs and small-winery operators alike. His area of expertise is wine chemistry, in which he performs extensive studies in his wine analysis lab. He is a member of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture, the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology, and the American Wine Society. Daniel lives in Montreal, Quebec, and would be delighted to talk with you about the book and Jack Keller. 

The book will be available as of April 6, 2021. Pre-order your copy of Home Winemaking: The Simple Way to Make Delicious Wine NOW!

Liliane Opsomer
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