Sunshine Mountain Vineyard Releases New Winemaking E-book for Wine Advocates
16-Aug-2012 | News-Press Release
San Marcos, CA ( prsafe ) August 14, 2012 - Sunshine Mountain Vineyard, winner of the San Diego Union Tribune's award for "San Diego's Best 2011" for best San Diego county winery, has just published a highly-anticipated new e-book entitled "The Winemaking Process Revealed - The 5-Step Process to Creating a Delicious Wine." This beautiful, full-color new e-book provides a step-by-step illustrated guide to anyone who is interested in creating their own high-quality wine.
The e-book kicks off by discussing the grape harvesting timetable in great detail, how to assess grape ripeness, and when the grapes are ready for crushing and mixing. It addresses the proper acid levels and pH levels. Then it goes on to explain the proper pressing and fermentation processes (including maloactic fermentation), racking, filtration, and bottling methods.
"We're always pleased to entertain guests at our winery, and more than anything else we are frequently asked about our wine-making process," said Ed Kruger, owner of Sunshine Mountain Vineyard in San Diego. "So finally we decided to work hard on creating our own e-book which outlays the process step-by-step, complete with graphs, interesting tidbits, illustrations and photographs."
"Cheers to great wine," said Kruger.
To request a copy of the e-book, visit the website www.sunshinemountainvineyard.com.
About Sunshine Mountain Vineyard
Sunshine Mountain Vineyard is located in gentle hills above the community of San Marcos, California. A pristine site, roughly halfway between San Diego to the south and Temecula to the north, is situated about 15 miles inland on the relatively undeveloped fringes of San Marcos proper. The Vineyard's tranquil setting and tiered layout result in captivating views, secluded event spaces and, above all, truly fantastic wines.
The key to Sunshine Mountain Vineyard's wines is the thoughtful orientation of the vineyard's vines and the exceptional characteristics of the vineyard's location. The south-facing slopes ensure exposure to the just the right dose of early-morning sun, and each afternoon a fresh ocean breeze wafts in from the Pacific, cooling the grapes to stabilize the flavor compounds within. These conditions result in a collection of wines that is renowned throughout Southern California.
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