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University Wine Course

Author : Marian W. Blady
ISBN : 9780932664693
Genre : Cooking
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For over 20 years the most widely used wine textbook in higher education courses, The University Wine Course provides a 12-week program for learning about wine in-depth, from sensory evaluation to the science of viticulture and winemaking. Written and organized in a “user friendly” style, this book serves as a comprehensive-yet-easy resource for self-tutoring. Includes chapter exams and answers, study guides, lab exercises, final exams and extensive references and bibliography. Illustrated with appendixes on Wine & Food, Label Reading, Do-It-Yourself Labs, Student tasting notes and more. Dr. Baldy is a USDA award-winning professor of sciences who has operated her own vineyard and winery and has taught wine appreciation for academic credits to university students for over 20 years. A Teacher’s Manual is available from the publisher.

Wine Faults

Author : John Hudelson
ISBN : 9781934259634
Genre : Cooking
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A precise and comprehensive description of the problems encountered at times by all winemakers and wine judges, Wine Faults covers the differences between flaws and faults, how flavors develop, how taste works, and how it differs from smell in the evaluation of wine. From there it tackles the increasing problems resulting from high alcohol wines as well as volatile acidity found in high pH wines common in some warm grape-growing regions. It also deals with the vegetal qualities of cool viticultural regions usually caused by methoxypyrazines and the occasional lady beetle. Every microbial infection found in today's wineries is fully described and arrayed in full color slides. Dense as the material may seem, the book is written in a manner that the layperson, or even the quality control professional who forgot that he ever took organic chemistry, can understand.

Making Sense Of Wine

Author : Alan Young
ISBN : CORNELL:31924051529216
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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International Wine Academy director, Alan Young has taught wine appreciation classes from Australia to Napa California and from Hong Kong to Bordeaux France. His depth of experience with all wines of the world, combined with a scientific approach to sensory evaluation of wines provides an authoritative and user friendly book. A serious discussion of the nature and role of sight, smell, touch and taste in the evaluation of wine, combined with practical exercises to improve sensory perception.

Women Of Wine

Author : Ann B. Matasar
ISBN : 9780520267961
Genre : Cooking
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"This book, with its personal approach and global scope, is the first to explore women's increasingly influential role in the wine industry, traditionally a male-dominated domain. Women of Wine draws on interviews with dozens of leading women winemakers, estate owners, professors, sommeliers, and wine writers in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere to create a mosaic of the women currently shaping the wine world and to offer a revealing insiders' look at the wine industry."--Jacket.

Geology And Enology Of The Temecula Valley Riverside County California

Author : Barbara B. Birnbaum
ISBN : UCSD:31822030081723
Genre : Cooking
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Author : Gordon M. Shepherd
ISBN : 9780231542876
Genre : Science
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In his new book, Gordon M. Shepherd expands on the startling discovery that the brain creates the taste of wine. This approach to understanding wine's sensory experience draws on findings in neuroscience, biomechanics, human physiology, and traditional enology. Shepherd shows, just as he did in Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters, that creating the taste of wine engages more of the brain than does any other human behavior. He clearly illustrates the scientific underpinnings of this process, along the way enhancing our enjoyment of wine. Neuroenology is the first book on wine tasting by a neuroscientist. It begins with the movements of wine through the mouth and then consults recent research to explain the function of retronasal smell and its extraordinary power in creating wine taste. Shepherd comprehensively explains how the specific sensory pathways in the cerebral cortex create the memory of wine and how language is used to identify and imprint wine characteristics. Intended for a broad audience of readers—from amateur wine drinkers to sommeliers, from casual foodies to seasoned chefs—Neuroenology shows how the emotion of pleasure is the final judge of the wine experience. It includes practical tips for a scientifically informed wine tasting and closes with a delightful account of Shepherd's experience tasting classic Bordeaux vintages with French winemaker Jean-Claude Berrouet of the Chateau Petrus and Dominus Estate.

Microbiological Analysis Of Grapes And Wine

Author : Ilan Patrick
ISBN : CORNELL:31924105766459
Genre : Cooking
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Four of Australia's leading wine scientists collaborate to produce the most current and accurate text on wine appreciation. Serious academic presentation of the customary topics from wine history to food and wine pairing are provided with profuse colour illustration. Used as a textbook in many Australian universities, this book gives a balanced view of grape growing and wine making practices throughout the world. Popular topics such as organic and Biodynamic viticulture are explained. Detailed instructions on tasting and evaluating wine are provided and well illustrated with colour photos. Suitable as a course textbook or as a self tutorial for the serious wine consumer.

Concepts In Wine Technology Small Winery Operations Third Edition

Author : Yair Margalit, PhD
ISBN : 9781935879787
Genre : Cooking
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Following up on his bestselling Winery Technology and Operations, physical chemist and winemaker Yair Margalit comes out with the successive, Concepts in Wine Technology, fully updated and revised to meet the advances of modern winemaking. Among the extended topics are fermentation, skin contact, acid balance, phenolics, bottling, the use of oak and quality control. He begins in the vineyard discussing proper maturation, soil and climate, bunch health, vineyard disease states, and grape varieties. Next he tackles the preharvest with a careful look at vineyard management and preparing the winery for harvest. Dr. Margalit then outlines the entire process of harvesting, from destemming, crushing, and skin contact as it applies to both red and white grapes to pressing, must correction, and temperature control. Fermentation is examined fully and includes a lengthy look at the factors affecting malo-lactic fermentation and its pros and cons. There is a chapter on cellar operations that deals with racking, stabilization, fining, filtration, blending, and maintaining winery hardware, followed by sections on barreling and bottling. The final chapter pulls together the more general aspects of wine technology, covering sulphur-dioxides, different forms of wine spoilage and ways to ward them off, legal regulations and, one of the most important and enigmatic compounds in wine, phenolics.

The Wine Spectator

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924059731202
Genre : Wine and wine making
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Annals Of The Caliphs Kitchens

Author : al-Muẓaffar Ibn Naṣr Ibn Sayyār al-Warrāq
ISBN : 9789004158672
Genre : History
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This English translation of al-Warraq’s tenth-century cookbook offers a unique glimpse into the culinary culture of medieval Islam. Hundreds of recipes, anecdotes, and poems, with an extensive Introduction, a Glossary, an Appendix, and color illustration. Informative and entertaining to scholars and general readers.

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