Compendium of Grape Diseases: The American Phytopathological Society, 1988, 93 pages.

This publication covers grape ailments and examines the effects of cultural practices. The color plates are very helpful, in identifying the various diseases of grapes.

 Winemaking with Elderberries: Belt, T. Edwin. The Amateur Winemaker Publications Ltd., 2nd impression, 1983.

Compares the nutritional values of Elderberries with grapes; gives history, legends, botanical classifications; covers cultivation of the elderberry; details methods of making different styles of elderberry wine; lists many recipes.

 The Vintage Years, The Story of High Tor Vineyards: Harper & Row, 1973, 227 pages.

Story of the operation of a "bandbox" winery on the Hudson River; a record of the author's adventure growing grapes and making wine. Covers the selection of varietals, cultivation and the winemaking process, discusses design and building of a winery, useful facts about equipment are included.

The Vintner's Art: Johnson, Hugh & Halliday, James. Simon & Schuster, 1992, 232 pages.

Exploring the influences of winemaking traditions, the effects of modern technology, and the latest thinking of winemakers from every continent.

 Growing Wine Grapes: McGrew, J. R., Loenholt, J. R., Zabadal, T., Hunt, A., and Amberg, H. 1993, 92 pg., Paperback.

Written by professional grape growers with many years of experience, under the auspices of the American Wine Society, aimed at the home vineyard, deals with site selection, choosing grape varieties, pruning, training vines, harvesting, and disease and pest control

 Basic Guide to Pruning: McGrew, J. R. The American Wine Society, 1978, 14 pg.

This special bulletin is intended primarily for the amateur wine maker who grows own root vines or who is experimenting with vinifera under less than ideal conditions. Because a quarter acre should produce the legal limit of 200 gallons, the author has suggested several techniques which may not be practical in a commercial vineyard.

Winegrowing in Eastern America An Illustrated Guide to Viniculture East of the Rockies: Morton, Lucie T. Cornell University Press, 1985, 217 pages.


A comprehensive guide devoted to winegrowing east of the Rockies, outlines the way s of growing healthy vines from site selection to training, growing and pruning, presents a realistic perspective based on the author's wide experience, raises questions about the wine grape business that neophytes must face.


Sweet & Hard Cider: Making It, Using It, & Enjoying It: Proulx, Annie and Nichols, Lew. Garden Way Publishing. 1989, 188 pages.

How to ferment, distill, judge, drink and enjoy this historic beverage; instructions on how to blend different varieties of apples for cider; recipes for different styles; how to grow cider apples.

 The International Album of Wine: Schneider, Steven J. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977, 288 pages.

Description of major wine regions of the world, buying and serving wine; how to read labels; description of wines and labels of major wine producers.

 Home Winemaking from A to Z: Zanelli, Leo. Harper & Row, Publishers, 1972, 135, pages.

Lists recipes for virtually all fruits and vegetables wines, and recipes for imitating generic commercial wine

New Additions

Understanding Wine Technology by David Bird

Winery Technology and Operations by Dr. Yair Margalit

Cider Making and Using and Enjoying Sweet and Hard Cider by Annie Proulx and Lew Nichols

California Wines For Dummies by Ed McCarthy, CWE and Mary Ewing Mulligan, Master of

Home Brew by Philip Ward

Making Wine for Home Use by Karll L. Wilker, Tavis S. Harris, Madilyn B. Odnealand and Murli R. Dharmadhikari

How to Launch you Wine Career by Liz Thrich, PH.D and Brian D’Emilio


The Joy of Home Winemaking

Home Winemaking for Dummies

More Wine Guide to Red Winemaking

More Wine Guide to White Winemaking

Chardonel - Still Wine Styles

Yeast Comparisons

Wine Additives

Bench Testing

Oak in Winemaking

Tricks to Make Better Wine

Must and Wine Testing

Testing Grapes and Wine

Norton from Vine to Wine

Wine Faults and Corrections

Missouri 2017 Gold Medal Winners