Wine Science: Principles and Applications

Wine Science: Principles and Applications

by Ronald S. Jackson
     
 

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Understand the three pillars of wine science---- grape culture, wine production, and sensory evaluation-- in the third edition of this bestselling title. Author Ronald Jackson takes readers on a scientific tour into the world of wine by detailing the latest discoveries in this exciting industry. From grape anatomy to wine and health, this book includes coverage of

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Understand the three pillars of wine science---- grape culture, wine production, and sensory evaluation-- in the third edition of this bestselling title. Author Ronald Jackson takes readers on a scientific tour into the world of wine by detailing the latest discoveries in this exciting industry. From grape anatomy to wine and health, this book includes coverage of material not found in other enology or viticulture texts including details on cork and oak, specialized wine making procedures, and historical origins of procedures. Jackson uniquely breaks down sophisticated techniques, allowing the reader to easily understand wine science processes.

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From the Publisher
"A work of tremendous breadth...Jackson manages to give each topic enough depth to make his book relevant for students, practitioners, scientists - and wine lovers."
- Dr. Markus Keller, Washington State University, Prosser, USA

"A wealth of scientific material on grape growing and wine making...highly readable and yet authoritative format."
- Dr. Tim Unwin, UNESCO Chair, University of London, UK

"Wine Science is my bible...This book should be one of the cornerstones of every serious wine enthusiast's library."
- Tom Stevenson, Author of Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080568744
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
04/30/2008
Series:
Food Science and Technology
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
776
File size:
35 MB
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Meet 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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