The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass by Jamie Goode

The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass

byJamie Goode

Hardcover | April 1, 2014

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"Winemaking these days is a complicated process that cannot always be understood intuitively. Fortunately Jamie Goode’sThe Science of Wine: From Vine to Glassexplains some of the terms that critics toss around. . . . Mr. Goode manages to make then lively and provocative.”#151;Eric Asimov,New York Times

A thoroughly revised and updated Second Edition of this essential and groundbreaking reference gives a comprehensive overview of one of the most fascinating, important, and controversial trends in the world of wine: the scientific and technological innovations that are now influencing how grapes are grown and how wine is made. Jamie Goode, a widely respected authority on wine science, details the key scientific developments relating to viticulture and enology, explains the practical application of science to techniques that are used around the world, and explores how these issues are affecting the quality, flavor, and perception of wine. The only complete and accessibly written resource available on the subject,The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glassengagingly discusses a wide range of topics including terroir, biodynamics, the production of "natural” or manipulation-free wines, the potential effect of climate change on grape growing, the health benefits of wine, and much more. A must-have reference for a wide audience of students, winemakers, wine professionals, and general readers interested in the science of wine.

The Second Edition features:

* A fresh new design with 100 color illustrations throughout

* Discussions of some of the most hotly debated issues including genetically modified grapevines, sulphur dioxide, the future of cork, and wine flavor chemistry

* New chapters on soils and vines, the science of grape varieties, oxygen management and wine quality, red wine production techniques, and the role of language to describe the subtleties of taste

About The Author

Jamie Goodeis the wine columnist for the UK national newspaperThe Sunday Expressand he also writes forThe World of Fine Wine, Wines and Vines, Wine Business International, Wine and Spirits, andSommelier Journal.He is coauthor ofAuthentic Wine: Toward Natural and Sustainable Winemaking(UC Press). The first edition ofTheScience of Winewa...
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Title:The Science of Wine: From Vine to GlassFormat:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 9.75 × 7.38 × 0.8 inPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520276892

ISBN - 13:9780520276895

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