Wine Science: Principles And Applications

Hardcover | June 23, 2014

byRonald S. JacksonEditorRonald S. Jackson

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With its three previous best-selling editions, Wine Science has proven to be an extensive account of the three central tenets of wine science: grape cultivation, wine production, and wine assessment. This fourth edition presents the latest updates on current wine production methods in a framework that explains the use, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of alternate procedures. Ronald Jackson's wealth of experience is matched by his ability to effectively communicate, making this book ideal for those seriously interested in the science of wine as well as professionals, professors and students. New to this edition: Expanded coverage of micro-oxidation and the cool prefermentative maceration of red grapes The nature of the weak fixation of aromatic compounds in wine and the significance of their release upon bottle opening New insights into flavor modification post bottle Shelf-life of wine as part of wine aging Winery wastewater management Updated topics including: Precision viticulture, including GPS potentialities Organic matter in soil Grapevine pests and disease History of wine production technology

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With its three previous best-selling editions, Wine Science has proven to be an extensive account of the three central tenets of wine science: grape cultivation, wine production, and wine assessment. This fourth edition presents the latest updates on current wine production methods in a framework that explains the use, as well as the a...

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 ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:978 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 23, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123814685

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Table of Contents

1) Introduction

2) Grape Species and Varieties

3) Grapevine Structure and Function

4) Vineyard Practice

5) Site Selection and Climate

6) Chemical Constituents of Grapes and Wine

7) Fermentation

8) Postfermentation Treatments and Related Topics

9) Specific and Distinctive Wine Styles

10) Wine Laws, Authentication, and Geography

11) Sensory Perception and Wine Assessment

12) Wine and Health

Editorial Reviews

"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