By John Kiger

ISBN-10: 1442221909

ISBN-13: 9781442221901

ISBN-10: 1442221917

ISBN-13: 9781442221918

A winery Odyssey is a desirable saga of wine—the trip from vine to bottle—that takes the reader on a travelogue of the numerous risks that lie alongside the best way. John Kiger tracks the nefarious denizens of the winery global: the host of bugs, fungi, micro organism, and viruses, in addition to the feathered and bushy critters, that lurk in vineyards. All are in a position to sabotaging a promising classic correct below the nostril of an unsuspecting grower. but instead of responding with poisonous chemical compounds, Kiger explains how an natural method of cultivation can triumph over or at the very least comprise them. Highlighting the various risks of nature that lie hidden in any classic, the writer tells the tale of a winegrower and an natural philosophy that publications the yearly fight to coax nice wine from a steep hillside and some thousand vines. Combining historical past, technological know-how, expertise, and private adventure, this e-book vividly brings to lifestyles the hard-fought battles at the back of the wines we delight in.

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