Wine Science: Principles and Applications (Food Science & Technology International)

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Presenting mateial previously unavailable in any text written in English, this book offers an unprecedented modern review of world scientific literature pertaining to grapegrowing, wine production and wine assessment. Wine Science: Principles and Applications provides a comprehensive, unified discussion of the theory and application of viticultural, enological and wine evaluation practices. The author highlights the advantages and disadvantages of vineyard and winery options, including several foreign practices. Some specific details discussed that are rarely presented in other texts include: grape varietal evolution, wine aging, oak maturation, cork production, carbonic maceration, recioto wine production, botrytized wines, chemical nature of wine aroma and bouquet, universal classification or training systems, unique aspects of geographical wine-producing regions, detection of fraud and the training of wine tasters. Wine Science: Principles and Applications is different from other texts in several other respects as well. It possesses no regional bias and discusses techniques from both a theoretical and practical viewpoint. This book will be picked up often - from the coffee table as well as the professor's library - by university students of enology and viticulture, grapegrowers, winemakers, fermentation technologists and everyone else interested in wine and its production.

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"The informative volume provides an up-to-date, clearly written and comprehensive account of wine science, and is therefore of value as an essential reference tool for students of enology and viticulture. It will also be of great value to grape growers, wine makers, and people interested in wine and its production."
- CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS (2005)

About the Author:

Ron Jackson received the bachelor's and master's degree from Queen's University and the doctrine from the University of Toronto. His time in Vineland, Ontario, and subsequently at Cornell University redirected his interest in plant disease toward viticulture and enology. As part of his regular teaching duries at Brandon University, he developed the first wine technology course in Canada. For many years he was a technical advisor to the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission, developed sensory tests to assess the tasting skills of members of its Sensory Panel, and was a member of its External Tasting Panel. He is also the author of Conserve Water, Drink Wine and several technical reviews. Dr. Jackson has resigned from his position as a professor and the chair of the Botany Department at Brandon University to concentrate on writing. He is allied with the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, Brock University.

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