The Organic Backyard Vineyard

The Organic Backyard Vineyard

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Interest in wine shows no signs of slowing downa€”wine tours, tastings, and vacations are now common and homeowners often have space dedicated to their collection. The logical next step? Learning to grow and make your own. In The Organic Backyard Vineyard expert Tom Powers walks the small grower through the entire process of growing grapes, with a month-by-month maintenance guide covering all regions of the U.S. and Canada. He explains everything a beginning grape grower needs to know: how to design and build a vineyard, how to select grapes for each region, how to maximize yield using organic maintenance techniques, how to build a trellis, how to harvest at peak flavor, and how to store grapes for winemaking. Updated from his self-published version, this edition includes organic growing information and all new photography. The Organic Backyard Vineyard features everything a wine lover needs to build and care for a backyard vineyard.A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Your Own Grapes Tom Powers. grapevines grown for use in winemaking is the European species Vitis vinifera (often called simply a€œviniferaa€), whose origin is in and around the Mediterranean, including ... We always refer to two different parts of the plant: the rootstock and the scion or clone.

Title:The Organic Backyard Vineyard
Author:Tom Powers
Publisher:Timber Press - 2012-05-16


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