The Organic Backyard Vineyard: A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Your Own Grapes
Title: The Organic Backyard Vineyard: A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Your Own Grapes
Author: Tom Powers
Provides step-by-step instructions for grape growing and harvesting, including how to design and build a vineyard, select grapes for each region, harvest at peak flavor, and achieve maximum yield.
Interest in wine shows no signs of slowing down—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.