An Introduction to Commercial Grape Growing for Those in the Wine-trade, Students Taking the WSET Diploma and Master of Wine Candidates


Author: Stephen Skelton


ISBN: 0951470329

Category: Viticulture

Page: 247

View: 8378

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWING VINES IN 123 PAGES. This book is a an introduction to the professional world of growing grapes and aimed at the serious student in the wine trade, WSET Diploma student or Master of Wine candidate. It is also very useful for those thinking of setting up vineyards as it answers a lot of the basic questions. Has sold over 4,500 copies now and received LOTS of emails saying how helpful it has been. Couldn't have become an MW without your book was the latest endorsement! This book is also being sold on at a lower price.

General Viticulture

Second Revised Edition


Author: A. J. Winkler,James A. Cook,W. M. Kliewer,Lloyd A. Lider

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520025912

Category: Cooking

Page: 710

View: 7944

Wherever grapevines are cultivated this book will be welcome because it fills longstanding need for a clear, concise treatment of modern viticulture. The chapters on vine structure, vine physiology, the grape flower and berry set, development and composition of grapes, and means of improving grape quality add to our knowledge of the vine and its functions. The text is designed to enable those concerned with either vine or fruit problems to arrive at considered diagnoses.



Author: Peter R. Dry

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781875130016

Category: Grapes

Page: 376

View: 8386

Sustainable Viticulture

The Vines and Wines of Burgundy


Author: Claude Chapuis

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351800159

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 356

View: 2450

Written by an expert of the ins and outs of viticulture in Burgundy and many other areas of the world, this new volume showcases the wine-growing culture of Burgundy. Sustainable Viticulture: The Vines and Wines of Burgundy covers the rich history and culture of the wine growing tradition of the region. The author, who has worked as a viticulturist in Burgundy, Switzerland, Germany, California, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, tells the epic story of Burgundy, a 2000-year adventure with its ups and downs. The oldest vineyard discovered by archaeologists dates back to the first century A.D. By the third century, Burgundy wines were already famous in the Roman Empire. Burgundy was a powerful state in the 15th century, which was also a golden age for its viticulture. The book covers: the red and white cultivars that are to be found in Burgundy the Appellations Contrôlées system the tasks the wine grower performs during the year the social life of wine growers the scourges the wine grower fears how religion has played at part in the history of viticulture the factors that contributed to making Burgundy wines famous what new challenges growers are facing today In this entertaining and informative book, the author’s approach to viticulture reconciles the present, the past, and the future. The volume will appeal to wine buffs as much as it does to readers who wish to learn about viticulture. It's a serious book that doesn't take itself seriously.

Northern Viticulture

Reviews and Studies


Author: Juha Karvonen

Publisher: BoD - Books on Demand

ISBN: 9523308580

Category: Science

Page: 144

View: 5538

Plant breeding and global warming has made it possible to grow adapted grape varieties in higher latitudes, north of 52 N latitude in Europe. The northernmost grape growing occurs nowadays in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland), the Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) and Poland. Some books available in English quite limited discuss the influence of climate, soil, photoperiodism, and long days during the growing season on grape growing in these new viticulture areas. This book does not provide direct hints on viticulture and does not act as a "cookbook" for wine growing, but instead explains how the current northern growth conditions differ from the growth conditions in the traditional viticulture countries, and what requirements they impose northern viticulture as well as how climate change will influence on them. - First time I found so much climate information on one time specifically for the vine. The work that is done is a large volume and enriches the information on vine for Nordic countries. Assoc. prof. Ludmil Angelov, Head of Faculty of Viticulture and Horticulture, Agricultural University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Environmentally Sustainable Viticulture

Practices and Practicality


Author: Chris Gerling

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498722296

Category: Nature

Page: 424

View: 4422

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. As climate change becomes a growing reality, more industries must grapple with how to implement sustainable business practices at every step of the production process. This is especially true for viticulture, where every step of production can take years to come to fruition, and any decision made must take into account the future. This valuable volume serves as an introduction to some of the important concerns that viticulturists must address to keep this industry moving in the right direction, including the best sustainable practices in the wine industry, how to assess sustainability programs, how to consider viticulture in the broader context of sustainable agriculture and industry, and the role of the consumer. Edited by a researcher from Cornell University, this easily accessible volume offers a glimpse into the future of the winemaking industry and points to future steps in both research and business practices.

Viticulture and Brewing in the Ancient Orient


Author: Henry Lutz

Publisher: Applewood Books

ISBN: 1429010428

Category: Cooking

Page: 180

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Henry Frederick Lutz was Professor of Egyptology and Assyriology and Associate Curator of the Anthropological Museum at the University of California, Berkeley. Best known for his scholarly works on the ancient Near East, Lutz's 1922 volume aimed at a wider audience with a more accessible account of the history of viticulture and brewing in the Ancient Near East. Lutz uses translations of Egyptian hieroglyphs, interpretations of tomb drawings and statuary, as well as Hebrew and Arabic texts, to add to our knowledge of the making of alcoholic beverages in the ancient Near East and to elucidate the drinking customs of these cultures.

Wine and the Vine

An Historical Geography of Viticulture and the Wine Trade


Author: Tim Unwin,P. T. H. Unwin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415144167

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 409

View: 8773

Wine and the Vine provides an introduction to the historical geography of viticulture and the wine trade from prehistory to the present. Throughout, the rich symbolic and cultural significance of wine is related to its evolution as a commercial product. The book thus discusses both the numerous symbolic roles assigned to wine and the vine by people of different religions and also the internationalisation of wine production and marketing.