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For wine books – see below.

Special bonus: any buyer over £20 can also buy “The Art of Cool-Climate Vinegrowing” and “...Winemaking” as a set of 4 VHS NTSC standard tapes for only £12. For more info on these unique tapes, presented by Gillian Pearkes (author of “Vine-growing in Britain”) – click here. But add your order for this bonus to your order for items below.

A very limited supply of remaindered stock – “when they’re gone, they’re gone!”

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Pulpmaster blade unit for milling fruit, driven from electric hand-drill. Lid fits standard white plastic bucket.


Several 48 gallon plastic containers – good for low-cost larger-scale wine-making – or as water-butts. Originally used for fruit juice, these have been used for wine-making and are now surplus to requirements!



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Carboys - 12 g / 54 lt – large green glass (with aging plastic containers, optional) and rubber cap (central hole).


Professional inline membrane filter. Needs cartridges.

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Spagni (Italian) Sheet filter with pump for 20 x 20 cm standard filters (6 – but 10 possible with additional spacers). Pressure meter and tubing included. Stainless steel.


Incs some assorted unused Beco filter sheets + set of used/ cleaned membrane sheets (Seitz Combra G).

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Filter unit can be bypassed, using unit solely to pump juice, wine or cider.


Wine bottles for home-made wine. S/H, clean. 4 types: trad Bordeaux and Burgundy green, screwtop green (with reusable cap – or use cork instead), clear Bordeaux. All 75 cl, sold in 12s.


£4 for 12

£6.50 for 24

5 gall former sherry casks – for homebrew use.

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Cut-glass decanter with solid stopper. Beautiful, heavy item.

cutglass decanter


Indian metal mug with enamel worked decoration

indian cup

indian mug


Pair chalice wine cups

pair chalices


Small German mug, blue/white relief decoration.

small beermug

small german mug


1 quart Pewter mug (some imperfections). Antique, collectable.

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BOOK DESCRIPTION  (all p’b unless stated)




Straightforward winemaking. Gerry Fowles. 1983. 2nd edition.

Some yellow highlighting of text, pen mark read inside cover.




Wine in the European Community (European Documentation). 1988. 2nd edition.

Damp signs on edges of cover and opening pages.

+ BONUS: The Grape Press. English Vineyards Association, 94th edition. Jan 1994.




Off-duty Winemaking – from Grape Juice Concentrates. John Marshall, recipes Sue Nichols.

Revised edition 1977. Pub: Resources for Learning, British Sugar Bureau + Southern Vineyards.

Mild damage inner bottom corner of cover; inside covers list owner’s concentrate wine-making records – before planting his own vineyard.




Wines from your Vines. N Poulter. 1983. 2nd impression. Pub: Amateur Winemaker.

Some yellow text highlighting; minor damp speckling of page edges.

113+ xi



How to Win the Wine Game: a simple system that makes sense of choosing, tasting and buying wine today. Peter Noble + Penny Landau. 1993. Vermilion (Ebury Press).

Almost as new, minor foxing to some page edges.




Gluck’s Guide: High Street Wines 1995. Malcolm Gluck. Pub Faber & Faber. 1994.




The Penguin Book of Wines. Allan Sichel. Pub Penguin 1976. 2nd edition.




The Pan Book of Wine. House & Garden articles. 1963. Illustrated with photos.

(Some pen under-lining in chapters on Burgundy.




The Wines of Bordeaux. E Penning-Rowsell. 3rd edition. With maps.

Minor damp marks on some page edges.




The Century Companion to the Wines of Burgundy. Graham Chidgey. 1984. Revised edition.




Guide to the Wines of Burgundy. G Chidgey. 1977. Pub: Pitman.

Owner inscription, some text underlining + ticks in appendices. A few rear pages show damp marks.




Michelin maps: 2 off, nos. 65 and 70, covering key Burgundy region (Dijon to Macon). Undated but thought to be ‘40s-‘50s..



The Wines of Burgundy. P Poupon + P Forgeot. 1974. 5th edition. Presses Universitaires de France.

In English. Owner inscription.




The Century Companion to the Wines of Champagne. Pamela Vandyke Price. 1984

Owner inscription, some damp spotting on page edges, other vg condition.






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PayPal option – please send email address.  Or cheque or money order to: Michael Barry, The Counting House, Dodington, Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 1LE

Tel: (0044) (0)1278 733100.

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