Whether you’re curious about procuring basic equipment or struggling to grasp the finer points of fermentation, Alison Crowe has expert answers to all of your winemaking questions. With straightforward advice on everything from the best way to press fruit to how long you should cellar your wine, Crowe has you covered throughout the entire winemaking process. Packed with encouragement and proven solutions, The Winemaker’s Answer Book will have even the most bewildered winemaker confidently bottling up batch after batch of delectable homemade wine.
About the Author
Alison Crowe is the author of The Winemaker’s Answer Book and is a professional winemaker in Napa, California. She has authored the popular “Wine Wizard” column in WineMaker magazine since 1998 and is a frequent contributor to Wine Business Monthly and Vineyard & Winery Management magazines. A graduate of the University of California-Davis’s Department of Viticulture & Enology, she has made wine at California’s Chalone Vineyard, Bonny Doon Vineyard, and Byington Winery & Vineyard, as well as at Bodegas Salentein in Argentina.
“A handy little book that explains winemaking in terms and techniques in a friendly clear tone.” Sacramento Magazine