This book is divided into two parts: The first explains how to grow grapes while the second part focuses on how to make the wine. Very beautiful pictures are presented along the book and make it very enjoyable for reading. However, the amount of information is rather limited. For instance, the explanations about diseases in grapes or the pruning procedure are rather telegraphic, and unsatisfactory. Much better explanations may be found in "The Grape Grower" by Rombough or "From Vines to Wines" by Cox. I find the second part of the book somewhat better. I especially liked the "homework assignments" which supposedly help to develop the organoleptic senses.