Synopses & Reviews
The most widely used wine textbook for colleges and universities, this book provides a 12-week program for learning about wine in-depth, from sensory evaluation to the science of viticulture and winemaking, written and organized in a user-friendly style. Chapters in the book discuss exams and answers, study guides, lab exercises, final exams, and extensive references and bibliography. Appendixes on wine and food, label reading, do-it-yourself labs, and student tasting notes are also included.
For over 20 years the most widely used wine textbook in higher education courses, The University Wine Course provides a 12-week program for learning about wine in-depth, from sensory evaluation to the science of viticulture and winemaking. Written and organized in a user friendly style, this book serves as a comprehensive-yet-easy resource for self-tutoring. Includes chapter exams and answers, study guides, lab exercises, final exams and extensive references and bibliography. Illustrated with appendixes on Wine & Food, Label Reading, Do-It-Yourself Labs, Student tasting notes and more. Dr. Baldy is a USDA award-winning professor of sciences who has operated her own vineyard and winery and has taught wine appreciation for academic credits to university students for over 20 years. A Teacher s Manual is available from the publisher."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-402) and index.
About the Author
Marian W. Baldy, PhD, holds a BA in microbiology and a PhD in genetics from the University of California–Davis. She is a distinguished faculty member at California State University School of Agriculture and has taught a broad range of courses, including an introductory enology and wine appreciation.