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By John Kiger

A winery Odyssey is an engaging saga of wine—the trip from vine to bottle—that takes the reader on a travelogue of the various risks that lie alongside the best way. John Kiger tracks the nefarious denizens of the winery global: the host of bugs, fungi, micro organism, and viruses, besides the feathered and hairy critters, that lurk in vineyards. All are able to sabotaging a promising classic correct lower than the nostril of an unsuspecting grower. but instead of responding with poisonous chemical compounds, Kiger explains how an natural method of cultivation can triumph over or at the least include them. Highlighting the various risks of nature that lie hidden in any classic, the writer tells the tale of a winegrower and an natural philosophy that courses the once a year fight to coax nice wine from a steep hillside and some thousand vines. Combining heritage, technological know-how, know-how, and private adventure, this publication vividly brings to existence the hard-fought battles at the back of the wines we savor.

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