Wine Science

Principles, Practice, Perception


  • Ronald Jackson, Brock University, Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, St. Catharine's, Ontario, Canada

The second edition of Wine Science: Principles, Practice, Perception updates the reader with current processes and methods of wine science, including an analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of various new grape cultivar clones, wine yeast strains, and malolactic bacteria. It also addresses current research in wine consumption as related to health. The many added beautiful color photographs, graphs, and charts help to make the sophisticated techniques described easily understandable. This book is an essential part of a any library.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2000
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-379062-0


"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)

Table of Contents

*Introduction*Grape Species and Varieties*Grapevine Structure and Function*Vineyard Practice*Site Selection and Climate*Chemical Constituents of Grapes and Wine*Fermentation*Postfermentation Treatments and Related Topics*Specific and Distinctive Wine Styles*Wine Laws, Authentication, and Geography*Sensory Perception and Wine Assessment*Wine, Health, and Food*Glossary*Index