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By Deirdre Heekin,Alice Feiring

ISBN-10: 1603584579

ISBN-13: 9781603584579

ISBN-10: 1603586792

ISBN-13: 9781603586795

Named the best Wine Books of 2014 by means of The big apple Times, An not going Vineyard tells the evolutionary tale of Deirdre Heekin’s farm from overgrown fields to a fertile, efficient, and lovely panorama that melds with its average environment.

Is it attainable to trap panorama in a bottle? to specific its terroir, its essence of place—geology, geography, weather, and soil—as good because the ability of the winegrower?

That’s what Heekin and her chef/husband, Caleb Barber, got down to accomplish on their tiny, eight-acre hillside farm and winery in Vermont.

But An not going Vineyard contains even more. It additionally offers, in the course of the instance in their farming trip and winegrowing endeavors, a magnificent quantity of knowledge on tips on how to take into consideration nearly each element of gardening: from composting to trellising; from cider and perry making to ageing backyard roses, protecting bees, and elevating farm animals; from pruning (or now not) to dealing obviously with pests and illnesses. As Eric Asimov, leader wine critic for The ny Times, writes, “I love this publication, which conveys fantastically why the easiest wine is, at center, an agricultural expression.”

Challenged via chilly winters, rainy summers, and different components, Deirdre and Caleb set approximately to develop not just a winery, yet an orchard of heirloom apples, pears, and plums, in addition to gardens jam-packed with greens, herbs, roses, and wildflowers destined for his or her personal desk and for the kitchen in their small eating place. They desired to create, or rediscover, a feeling of position, and to develop nutrients certainly utilizing the philosophy and strategies gleaned from natural gardening, permaculture, and biodynamic farming.

Accompanied all through by way of lush pictures, this mild narrative will attract someone who loves meals, farms, and residing well.

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