This vintage book contains a comprehensive treatise on growing grapes for wine production, with information on planting, grafting, pruning, pests and diseases, vineyard management, and all other related aspects. Although old, the information contained herein is timeless, and will be of considerable utility to modern growers. Contents include: "Growing from Seed", "Propagation by Single Buds", "Cuttings of Unripe Wood", "Propagation Houses", "Cuttings in Open Air", "Grafting the Grape", "Hybridizing and Crossing", "Transplanting", "Soil and Situation", "Stem Appendages", "Planting the Vine", "Time to Prune, and Pruning and Training", "Garden Culture", "Miscellaneous", "Insects and Diseases", et cetera. Many vintage books like this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on winemaking. This book was first published in 1864.