Make Your Own Wine at Home with This Creative New Guidebook

A new book, Making Your Own Wine at Home, demystifies wine making techniques with fun advice, easy techniques, creative recipes, and gorgeous color photography
New book shows how even beginners can successfully make wine at home
New book shows how even beginners can successfully make wine at home
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LANCASTER, Pa. - Aug. 18, 2014 - PRLog -- Americans are drinking more wine than ever. This year the U.S. even surpassed France as the world’s top wine consumer, according to recent reports. Interest in home winemaking is also on the rise.

If you're thinking about trying your hand at do-it-yourself winemaking, you may find it’s easier than you think.

A new book, Making Your Own Wine at Home (Fox Chapel Publishing, Sept. 2014), shows beginners how to successfully make wine in their own kitchens, without investing in expensive equipment.

Author Lori Stahl demystifies essential winemaking techniques with friendly, jargon-free instructions and gorgeous color photography. She begins by taking you step by step through making wine from a kit, and then shows you how to go beyond the kit with creative additions.

With this book you’ll soon be making your own flavorful wine, using easy-to-follow recipes for fresh grapes, apples, berries, and even flowers and herbs. For more information visit

This home winemaking companion offers a wide selection of seasonal winemaking recipes, new twists on traditional favorites, and sweet ways to enjoy and indulge in the wines you create. Even if you have never made wine before, Making Your Own Wine at Home will show you everything you need to master an intriguing and rewarding new hobby.

Making Your Own Wine at Home is packed with gorgeous photography and practical advice, including:

- Easy ways to make delicious wine at home

- Seasonal recipes for grapes, fruit, flowers, and herbs

- Essential winemaking techniques

- Basic terminology, tools, ingredients, and equipment

- Tips for serving and enjoying wine

Lori Stahl is a passionate winemaking enthusiast based in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Lori has studied oenology and viticulture in both the United States and Spain. She has worked long harvest seasons in commercial wineries, and has personally created more than 200 batches of wine. Lori served as technical editor for Making Award Winning Wines (Fox Chapel Publishing, 2013). And yes, she HAS stomped grapes with her feet! When she’s not dreaming up wine recipes and making wine, Lori can be found growing and questing for winemaking ingredients, making photographs, and tending to her bees.

Publishers Weekly has named Fox Chapel Publishing a “Top 10 Fastest Growing Independent Publisher” four times since 2006. Fox Chapel publishes books, magazines, patterns, and videos for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. The company inspires and informs readers who enjoy a variety of crafts and hobbies, including woodworking, cooking, needlework, pyrography, home and garden, outdoor recreation, kid craft, Zentangle®, and more. Fox Chapel publishes two magazines, Woodcarving Illustrated and Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts, and more than 200 book and DVD titles. The publisher’s imprints include Design Originals, Heliconia Press, and IMM Lifestyle Books. For more information please visit

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Fox Chapel Publishing
Toll Free: 800-457-9112, ext.113
Direct: 717-715-8623
Toll Free Fax: 888-369-2885
1970 Broad St., East Petersburg, PA 17520

Title: Making Your Own Wine at Home
Subtitle: Creative Recipes for Making Grape, Fruit, and Herb Wines
By Lori Stahl
ISBN: 978-1-56523-826-8
Publication date: September 1, 2014
7.5” x 9”, 168 pp., soft cover with flaps
$19.99 MSRP

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