The Science of Wine

The Science of Wine

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qThe Science of Wine does an outstanding job of integrating 'hard' science about wine with the emotional aspects that make wine appealing.q--Patrick J. Mahaney, former senior Vice President for wine quality at Robert Mondavi Winery qJamie Goode is a rarity in the wine world: a trained scientist who can explain complicated subjects without dumbing them down or coming over like a pointy head. It also helps that he's a terrific writer with a real passion for his subject.q--Tim Atkin MW, The Observer19 Corks, screwcaps, and alternative closures I have to admit it - Ia#39;m a bit embarrassed about including a chapter on closures in a book on wine science. Ita#39;s a subject that has nothing to do with wine itself, but instead the way it is packaged. ... to corka#39;s mechanical properties is that it is formed of a honeycomb network of densely packed cells, whose walls have been ... And despite the tightness of the seal that corks provide, it is relatively easy to extract them using one of a wide array ofanbsp;...

Title:The Science of Wine
Author:Jamie Goode
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2005


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