Crowood Press

Corkscrews: A Collector’s Guide (Crowood Collectors’)

Although most of us have a corkscrew in the kitchen, we remain largely unaware of the many different types and designs of corkscrews that have been developed over the last three hundred years.¬†Since the 18th century, inventors have devised increasingly ingenious methods of removing corks from bottles of wine, beer, champagne, perfume, and medicine, using the laws of …

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Craft Cider Making

Fully revised and updated, this guide offers step-by-step instruction for small scale cider making. It retains the best of traditional practice but also draws on modern understanding of orcharding and fermentation science. Primarily for small scale makers ranging from a couple of apple trees to several acres of orchard, and hoping to make between 10 and 10,000 liters, …

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