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The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass / Edition 2

The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass / Edition 2

by Jamie Goode


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520276895
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 265,908
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jamie Goode is the wine columnist for the UK national newspaper The Sunday Express and he also writes for The World of Fine Wine, Wines and Vines, Wine Business International, Wine and Spirits, and Sommelier Journal. He is coauthor of Authentic Wine: Toward Natural and Sustainable Winemaking (UC Press). The first edition of The Science of Wine was the 2006 Glenfiddich Drink Book of the Year.

Table of Contents

Why Wine Science

Section One
In the Vineyard
1 The biology of the grape vine
2 Terroir: how do soils and climate shape wine?
3 Precision viticulture
4 Global warming: its implications for viticulture
5 GM vines
6 Phylloxera
7 Lutte raisonée and IPM
8 Biodynamics
9 PRD and regulated deficit irrigation
10 Pruning, trellising systems, and canopy management

Section Two
In the Winery
11 Naturalness in wines: how much manipulation is acceptable?
12 Micro-oxygenation
13 Barrels and the impact of oak on wine
14 Reverse osmosis, spinning cones and evaporators: alcohol reduction and must concentration
15 Sulphur dioxide
16 Reduction: volatile sulphur compounds
17 Microbes and wine: yeasts and lactic-acid bacteria
18 Brettanomyces
19 Corks, screwcaps, and alternative closures

Section Three Our
Interaction with Wine
20 Flavour and its perceptions: taste and smell in wine tasting
21 Wine and the brain: making sense of flavour
22 Wine-flavour chemistry
23 Wine and health
24 Wine allergies
25 Extending lifespan by drinking wine

Concluding Remarks

Index and Acknowledgements

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