The Art and Science of Wine

The Art and Science of Wine

Book - 2006
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Written by two of the world's most eloquent authorities on wine, this seminal book is required reading for anyone wanting to find out more about why wine tastes the way it does. Brought fully up-to-date in this new edition, "The Art & Science of Wine" covers every step in the wine-making process, from young vine to bottled wine, giving readers the context within which to appreciate the decisions the winemaker makes along the way. How do winemakers achieve the flavour, style, and quality of their wines? "The Art & Science of Wine" answers these questions in a series of studies detailing the processes behind winemaking. The choice of grape, how it is cultivated, fermentation, maturation; each stage in wine production is explained clearly with helpful illustrations, charts, and photography throughout. Fully revised and updated to reflect the latest scientific developments, ideas, and techniques, the lively, informative text makes this a highly accessible read.
Publisher: London, Eng. : Mitchell Beazley, c2006
ISBN: 9781845332365
Branch Call Number: 663.2 HAL
Characteristics: 240 p. : col. ill., map, ports. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Johnson, Hugh 1939-


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