This vintage book contains a concise guide to wine making, with information on tools and equipment, common problems, siphoning, fermentation, sterilisation, and all other related aspects. Written in simple, plain language and full of useful information, this guide is ideal for the beginner winemaker, and would make for a fantastic addition to kitchen collections. Contents include: “Blending of Wines”, “Ageing”, “Maturity”, “Popping on and Off of Corks”, “More about the Hydrometer”, “How to Siphon”, “Spoilt Wines”, “Equipment”, “The Fallacy of Spring Water”, “Filter Paper”, “A Dangerous Contrivance”, “A Simple Way of Drawing a Sample”, et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on cocktail and beverage making.