from the back cover:
"Recipes for making your own wines are not difficult to come by nowadays; recipes which will produce quality wines are. That is where this book can help you. Most of the recipes that it contains have won prizes in national and regional shows, and they have been garnered over several years by Bryan Acton; others have been devised by him to guarantee first-class results. All the recipes in this book, carefully followed, will produce wines of startling quality with the minimum of effort and the maximum of certainty. So if you wish to get among the prizewinners - or even just to produce superb wines for your own satisfaction - this is the book for you!