Managing Wine Quality - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780081026779

Managing Wine Quality

2nd Edition

Book ISBN: 9780081026779
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st October 2018
Page Count: 1280
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Managing Wine Quality reviews global developments of importance to wine producers, researchers and students. Volume I: Viticulture and Wine Quality reviews our current understanding of wine aroma, color, taste, mouthfeel, and the measurement of grape and wine properties. Topics covered include the instrumental analysis of grapes, sensory evaluation, and wine authenticity and traceability. The effects of viticulture technologies on grape composition and wine quality attributes are also explored, with terroir, viticultural and vineyard management practices, fungal contaminants and grape processing equipment discussed. Volume II: Oenology and Wine Quality explores how wines are influenced by many aspects of both grape production and winemaking.

Key Features

  • Reviews our current understanding of wine aroma, color, taste and mouthfeel
  • Details the measurement of grape and wine properties through instrumental analysis, must, and sensory evaluation
  • Examines viticulture and vineyard management practices, fungal contaminants, and processing equipment
  • Presents our current understanding on yeast and fermentation management, as well as the effects of aging on wine quality
  • Details alternatives to cork in bottle closing and the latest developments in the stabilization and clarification of wines


Industry Professionals within the wine industry (both from a grape farming perspective and a wine making perspective). R&D technologists, innovation teams, technicians and product development chemists. Academia Researchers and academics in the fields of viticulture and oenology. Post-graduate students studying viticulture and oenology

Table of Contents

Volume 1:

Part 1 - Understanding Grape and Wine Sensory Attributes
1. Volatile aroma compounds and wine sensory attributes
2. Wine taste and mouthfeel
3. Wine colour

Part 2 - Measuring Grape and Wine Properties
4. Practical methods of measuring grape quality
5. Instrumental analysis of grape, must and wine
6. Advances in microbiological quality control of wine
7. Sensory analysis of wine
8. Wine authenticity, traceability and safety monitoring

Part 3 - Viticulture Technologies, Grape Composition and Wine Quality Attributes
9. Terroir: The effect of the physical environment on vine growth, grape ripening and wine sensory attributes
10. Genetic and genomic approaches to improve grape quality for winemaking
11. Viticultural and vineyard management practices and their effects on grape and wine quality
12. Precision viticulture: Managing vineyard variability for improved quality outcomes
13. Fungal contaminants in the vineyard and wine quality; Controlling ochratoxin A in the vineyard and winery
14. Advances in grape processing equipment
15. Advances in grape harvesting methods
16. Concerns about global warming and its impact on viticulture

Volume 2:

Part 1 - Winemaking Technologies and Wine Quality
1. Yeast and fermentation management for improved wine quality
2. Metabolic engineering of wine yeast and advances in yeast selection methods for improved wine quality
3. Effects of malolactic fermentation on wine quality
4. Enzymes and wine quality
5. Extraction technologies and wine quality
6. Membrane and other techniques for the management of wine composition
7. Ageing on lees and the use of specialty inactive yeasts during wine fermentation
8. New directions in stabilization, clarification and fining of wines
9. Micro-oxygenation, oak alternatives and added tannins and wine quality


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