Grape Cultivars for Wine Production in South Africa
by Goussard P J
In this important new publication, author PG Goussard explores the complex science of ampelography, combining decades of research and in-field ... Show synopsis In this important new publication, author PG Goussard explores the complex science of ampelography, combining decades of research and in-field experience in the South African wine industry. The easy-to-read and easy-tounderstand approach and vast amount of comparative detail, makes Grape Cultivars an essential companion for both the novice reader and the vineyard specialist. The book contains: an expert overview on ampelography for cultivar identification; a detailed analysis of more than sixty red and white wine grape cultivars; superb full color photographs of shoot tips, leaves and grape bunches for easy identification; specialist advice on cultivation for quality wine production; at-a-glance panels provide comparative detail on origin, growth and yield; and highlights of internationally recognised synonyms. This book is not only for the wine aficionado and vineyard manager, but for all those in love with the vine, its culture and the noble drink it produces.