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 modern wine tasting process.
W ...show moreine Tasting incorporates illustrative data and testing technique for professional tasters, winery employees, sensory evaluation educators, as well as those running wine societies and appreciation courses. In addition, it is designed for individual connoisseurs seeking to maximize their perception and appreciation of wine.
This fully revised, updated and expanded edition includes:
* A flow chart of wine tasting steps, details of errors to be avoided, and examples of tasting sheets applicable to a variety of tasting situations
* Tips and tricks to enhance the tasting experience and distinguish between sensory reality and illusion
* Extended discussion of the analysis of wine tasting results
* Expanded chapter on the origin, use, and pairing of wine with food
*Valuable insight into wine language and the origins and meanings of wine quality
*Flow diagrams expand the discussion of wine styles ...show less