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Taste of Wine: The Art and Science of Wine Appreciation
     

Taste of Wine: The Art and Science of Wine Appreciation

by Emile Peynaud
 

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ISBN-10: 0932664644

ISBN-13: 9780932664648

Pub. Date: 06/28/1991

Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild, Limited

This English language translation by Michael Schuster of this new, second edition of Le Gout du Vin is a complete examination of the process and practice of tasting wine. Attractive and well-illustrated, it covers the visual aspects of wine, sense of smell, taste and tasters, and errors in perception. It includes a wine tasting vocabulary and other elements essential

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This English language translation by Michael Schuster of this new, second edition of Le Gout du Vin is a complete examination of the process and practice of tasting wine. Attractive and well-illustrated, it covers the visual aspects of wine, sense of smell, taste and tasters, and errors in perception. It includes a wine tasting vocabulary and other elements essential to evaluating a wine's quality. Intended for the wine enthusiast, the wine maker and merchant, and the wine buyer this book provides a practical guide to evaluating wine quality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780932664648
Publisher:
Wine Appreciation Guild, Limited
Publication date:
06/28/1991
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

The Science and Practice of Winetasting.
The Senses and How They Work.
The Visual Aspect of Wine.
The Sense of Smell.
Taste and Tasters.
Tasting Problems and Errors of Perception.
Tasting Techniques.
Balance in Wine.
Winetasting Vocabulary.
Training Tasters.
Quality in Wine.
The Art of Drinking.
Bibliography.
Index.

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