"Vinetum Britannicum", Or a Treatise of Cider and Other Wines and Drinks Extracted from Fruits Growing in this Kingdom by J Worlidge, 1678
"Vinetum Britannicum", Or a Treatise of Cider and Other Wines and Drinks Extracted from Fruits Growing in this Kingdom. With the Method of Propagéting all forms of Vinous FrRUIT TREES. And a DESCRIPTION of the New-Invented INGENIO or MILL, For the mo’re expeditious making of CIDER; And also the right way of making METHEGLIN and BIRCH-WINE. The second Impression Much Enlarged. To which is Added a Discourse Teaching the Best Way of Improving Bees. By J. Worlidge, 1678
The noted English agriculturalist John Worlidge was an influential writer on husbandry and rural crafts, and this title has come to be one of the most cherished and significant books on the subject of cider making - it was the book to ever document the process thoroughly. Not only that, its recognised as the first book to discuss the viability of cider as an industry specific to the British Isles and our climate.
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