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Wine Science : The Application of Science in Winemaking

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This revolutionary book is the only indepth reference to detail the processes, developments, and factors affecting the science of winemaking. Jamie Goode, a highly regarded expert on the subject, skilfully opens up this complex subject and explains the background to the various processes involved and the range of issues surrounding their uses. He reports on the vital progress in winemaking research that has been made in the last decade and explains the practical application of science with reference to the range of winemaking techniques used around the world, as well as viticultural practices, organics and ecology, and lifestyle influences. Written in a uniquely accessible style, the book is divided into three sections covering the vineyard, the winery and human interaction with wine. It also features over 80 illustrations and photographs to help make even the most complex topics clear, straightforward and easy to understand.

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  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 196 x 250 x 22mm | 899.99g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • c. 80 four-colour photographs and illustrations
  • 1845338782
  • 9781845338787
  • 109,439

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The most useful book of the year, packed with fascinating, well-researched information about everything from genetically modified vines to wine allergies, cork taint to micro-oxygenation. Goode is a rarity - a scientist who knows how to explain his subject in an approachable way. -- Tim Atkin The Observer Stimulating and highly approachable -- Anthony Rose The Independent This scholarly yet accessible work is an invaluable source for the technicalities of vineyard, winery and tasting. -- Joanna Simon The Sunday Times

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About Jamie Goode

Jamie Goode has a PhD in plant biology and has worked as a scientific editor for nearly 20 years. In 2000, he established the consumer-oriented wine website which is one of the world's most visited wine sites and was nominated for the 2004 Prix du Champagne Lanson. In 2007, he won the Glenfiddich Wine Writer of the year award. Jamie is currently wine columnist with the Sunday Express and contributes regularly to a range of publications including the World of Fine Wine, Wine Business International, Wines and Vines, Sommelier Journal, The Drinks Business and Imbibe. Jamie has also made numerous presentations and lectures, conducted many tastings and is an established wine judge (panel chair for the International Wine Challenge, among others). He is one of the organizers for the International Sparkling Wine Symposium (March 2009 and November 2011) and the Sparkling Wine Review.

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