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Perolds Papers Vol I By A I Perold & Peter F May
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This volume contains the full unabridged text of seventeen previously long out of print articles written or co-written in English and Afrikaans by A I Perold between 1903 and 1923. Abraham Izak... More > Perold (1880 –1941) has a good claim to being the father of not only the modern South African wine industry but also those of brandy and table grapes Dr Perold wrote more than eighty pamphlets and articles published in English and Afrikaans between 1906 and 1940. These cover topics as varied as a history of grape growing and wine in South Africa, making brandy and grape syrup, laying out vineyards, manuring them, pruning vines, training farmers, the suitability of various rootstocks, yeasts and volatile acidity.< Less
A Year in Paarl with A I Perold - Vine and Wine Experiments 1916 By Peter F May & I A Perold
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Abraham Izak Perold was the father of not only the modern South African wine industry but also those of brandy and table grapes. Although Dr Perold had published more than eighty pamphlets, articles... More > and books none of them are now in print, a situation rectified in a small way by this book. Inside is the complete unabridged text of “Some Viticultural and Oenological Experiments conducted at the Paarl Viticultural Experiment Station during 1915-1916” by Dr A I Perold, issued as a pamphlet by the Government Printer in Pretoria in 1916. It is Dr Perold’s annual report as Government Viticulturist on his work at the viticultural research station at Paarl, near Cape Town, South Africa. This book additionally includes an introduction, biography of Dr Perold, explanatory notes, photographs, glossary and index. Peter F May is a wine writer and author whose “PINOTAGE: Behind the Legends of South Africa’s Own Wine was the world’s first book about the wine grape variety created by A I Perold.< Less
A Treatise on Viticulture By A I Perold
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A I Perold (1880-1941) was South Africa's first Professor of Viticulture and Oenology. He dedicated himself to improving the quality of grapes for wine, brandy and the table. He studied wine and... More > brandy production in Europe, imported more than 60 varieties to the Cape and bred new ones. Perold said this book “is intended to serve both the student and the practical grape-grower. There are in it technical passages that will appeal more to the student, e.g. the chapters dealing with the biology of the vine, its external and internal morphology, the theory of grafting. My remarks on the practice of viticulture, such as those dealing with the propagation, manuring and pruning of the vine, the production of table grapes for export, will, it is hoped, assist the practical grape-grower as well as the student.” This is a newly typeset reprint, not a photocopy. Text has been aligned to match the original pagination so any external references to pages in the Treatise will be valid in this edition.< Less
A Treatise on Viticulture By A I Perold
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A I Perold (1880-1941) was South Africa's first Professor of Viticulture and Oenology. He dedicated himself to improving the quality of grapes for wine, brandy and the table. He studied wine and... More > brandy production in Europe, imported more than 60 varieties to the Cape and bred new ones. Perold said this book “is intended to serve both the student and the practical grape-grower. There are in it technical passages that will appeal more to the student, e.g. the chapters dealing with the biology of the vine, its external and internal morphology, the theory of grafting. My remarks on the practice of viticulture, such as those dealing with the propagation, manuring and pruning of the vine, the production of table grapes for export, will, it is hoped, assist the practical grape-grower as well as the student.” This is a newly typeset reprint, not a photocopy. Text has been aligned to match the original pagination so any external references to pages in the Treatise will be valid in this edition.< Less
Pinotage: Behind the Legends of South Africa's Own Wine By Peter F May
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1925. In South Africa Professor Perold is crossing grape varieties, striving for the perfect wine. Did he succeed? The quest to unravel the truth of Pinotage's parentage spans decades and continents,... More > with myths and legends appearing at every turn. Wine explorer Peter F May is a modern day Indiana Jones, tracking down long-lost journals, turning dusty pages of long-forgotten books and analysing high technology DNA results to unravel this mystery. Travel with Peter from the dusty wine cellars of South Africa to the noise of London's Tube, from ancient French vineyards to modern wineries in Texas to unearth the ancestors of this award-winning wine. Along the way you’ll see whale pods kiss the coastline, savour the swirl of wine on an African savannah, infiltrate the musty depths of a restricted library, and take part in solving one of the most fascinating mysteries to ever tantalise the wine world.< Less

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