Science, Vine and Wine in Modern France / Edition 1

Science, Vine and Wine in Modern France / Edition 1

by Harry W. Paul
     
 

Examines viticulture and oenology, and the civilization of wine in modern France.See more details below

Overview

Examines viticulture and oenology, and the civilization of wine in modern France.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521525213
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/18/2002
Edition description:
FIRST/REPRINT
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Reinventing the Vine for Quality Wine Production: 1. Death and Resurrection in the Phylloxeric Vineyard; 2. Scientific Programs for the Spread of the Grafted Vine; 3. Direct Production Hybrids: Quality Wines?; 4. The Fall of the Hybrid Empire and the Victory of Vitis vinifera; Part II. Laying the Foundations of Oenology: 5. Jean-Antoine Chaptal; 6. Louis Pasteur; Part III. Oenology in Champagne, Burgundy, and Languedoc: 7. Champagne: the Science of Bubbles; 8. Burgundy: The Limits of Empirical Science; 9. Languedoc-Roussillon: innovations in tradition; Part IV. Oenology in Bordeaux: 10. The pastorian oenology of Ulysse Gayon; 11. The Ionic Gospel of the New Oenology; 12. The Production of Oenologists; Conclusion: Mopping-up Operations or Contemporary Oenology as Normal Science; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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