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Wine Tasting A Professional Handbook

ISBN-10: 0123741815

ISBN-13: 9780123741813

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Ronald S. Jackson

List price: $111.00
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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. Key Features: * Revised and updated coverage, notably the physiology and neurology taste and odor perception. * Expanded coverage of the statistical aspect of wine tasting (specific examples to show the process), qualitative wine tasting (examples for winery staff tasting their own wines; more examples for consumer groups and restaurants), tripling of the material on wine styles and types, wine language, the origins of wine quality, and food and wine combination * Flow chart of wine tasting steps * Flow chart of wine production procedures * Practical details on wine storage and problems during and following bottle opening * Examples of tasting sheets * Details of errors to be avoided * Procedures for training and testing sensory skill
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Book details

List price: $111.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 4/22/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.014
Language: English

Introduction
Visual Perceptions
Olfactory Sensataions
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