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Author Jackson, Ron S.

Title Wine tasting : a professional handbook / Ronald S. Jackson
Edition Second edition
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 487 pages) : illustrations
Series Food science and technology international series
Food science and technology international series.
Contents Introduction -- Visual Perceptions -- Olfactory Sensations -- Taste and Mouth-Feel Sensations -- Quantitative (Technical) Wine Assessment -- Qualititative (General) Wine Tasting -- Types of Wine -- Origins of Wine Quality -- Wine as a Food Beverage -- Glossary
Summary Wine Tasting: A Professional Handbook is an essential guide for any professional or serious connoisseur seeking to understand both the theory and practice of wine tasting. From techniques for assessing wine properties and quality, including physiological, psychological, and physicochemical sensory evaluation, to the latest information on types of wine, the author guides the reader to a clear and applicable understanding of the wine tasting process. Including illustrative data and testing technique descriptions, Wine Tasting is for professional tasters, those who train tasters and those involved in designing wine tastings as well as the connoisseur seeking to maximize their perception and appreciation of wine
Notes Previous ed.: Boston, Mass.; London: AP Professional, 2002
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Wine tasting.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0080921094 (electronic bk.)
9780080921099 (electronic bk.)