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An introduction to commercial grape growing for wine production

by Stephen Skelton MW


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Since 1986 Stephen Skelton has been lecturing for the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) in London, the UK and Ireland to Diploma students on the subject of Viticulture. This book is an expansion of those lectures and is an introductory guide to the subject. It covers the basic principles of grape-growing for wine production and is aimed at wine-trade and WSET students, together with Master of Wine candidates.

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Price: £16.50 + postage and packing
Published: 18th August 2009
Pages: 146
Size: 1891 mm x 2459 mm
ISBN: 978-0-9514703-2-9

Rated ***** - Very Highly Recommended - by the WSET

Chapter 1 The Grapevine
Chapter 2 Phylloxera and rootstocks
Chapter 4 Grapegrowing regions of the world
Chapter 5 Soils for vineyards
Chapter 6 Vineyard establishment
Chapter 7 Trellising, training and pruning
Chapter 8 The annual cycle of the vine
Chapter 9 Irrigation
Chapter 10 Organic and bio-dynamic viticulture
Chapter 11 Diseases and viruses of grapevines
Chapter 12 Pests of grapevines
Chapter 13 Nutritional disorders and cultural problems


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