The Homebuilt Winery
43 Projects for Building and Using Winemaking Equipment
With this book in hand, you can set up a home winery and build all of the basic equipment for just a fraction of the cost of store-bought. Steve Hughes includes building plans and step-by-step instructions for more than 30 winemaking essentials, including a crusher, a de-stemmer, presses, pumps, and a bottle filler. He even offers a range of options for cellar racking. Along the way, Hughes leads readers through the entire process of winemaking--how to use the equipment, how to set up a winery, the best ways to store and analyze wine, and the best ways to filter, bottle, cork, and label. Here is everything you need to affordably enjoy delicious, high-quality, homemade wine.