Resources for Home Production of Wine, Beer, and Growing Grapes

Looking to make your own wine? Brew your own beer? Or grow your own grapes? Below is a list of resources useful for all of your home production needs.
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Books for Home Winemakers

  • From Vines to Wines: The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine by Jeff Cox. (1999) ISBN:1-58017-105-2
  • Winemaking As A Hobby by Donald L. Ace & James H. Eakin, Jr. (1994) Published by The Pennsylvania State University

Books for Home Grape Growing in the Mid-Atlantic Region

  • Wine Grape Production for Eastern North America by Tony K. Wolf (ed.). (2008) ISBN: 978-1-933395-12-8
  • The Mid-Atlantic Winegrape Grower's Guide by Tony K Wolf & E. Barclay Poling. (1995) Published North Carolina State University

Books for Home Brewers

  • The Brewers' Handbook: The Complete Book to Brewing Beer by Ted Goldammer. (1999) ISBN: 0-9675212-0-3

Online Resources

Industry members in Pennsylvania have also invested in creating a program at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), which focuses on online coursework for individuals interested in switching careers into the wine industry. For more information on HACC's viticulture and enology program, please contact the director of the program, Bob Green.