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Science, Vine and Wine in Modern France

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ISBN-10: 0521525217

ISBN-13: 9780521525213

Edition: 2002

Authors: Harry W. Paul

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This book examines the role of science in the civilisation of wine in modern France. It analyses the scientific battle over the best way to save the French vinyards and gives an account of the growth of oenological science since Chaptal and Pasteur.
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface
Reinventing the Vine for Quality Wine Production
Death and Resurrection in the Phylloxeric Vineyard
Scientific Programs for the Spread of the Grafted Vine
Direct Production Hybrids: Quality Wines?
The Fall of the Hybrid Empire and the Victory of Vitis vinifera
Laying the Foundations of Oenology
Oenology in Champagne, Burgundy, and Languedoc
Champagne: the Science of Bubbles
Burgundy: The Limits of Empirical Science
Languedoc-Roussillon: innovations in tradition
Oenology in Bordeaux
The pastorian oenology of Ulysse Gayon
The Ionic Gospel of the New Oenology
The Production of Oenologists
Conclusion: Mopping-up Operations or Contemporary Oenology as Normal Science
Notes
Bibliography
Index