Category Archives: Wine Science

Think Pink

Some thoughts on the rise of serious rosé and the options for making wine pink, written for the Wine Society blog. http://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-drink-pink?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20170811&utm_content=cta_link2_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?IDQa.8xgZrPdWfJ3x7qyxOwTYpkENiatI&

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A Lot of Bottle

A look at some of the technical reasons behind the enduring reign of glass in the wine world.  For The Wine Society blog http://www.thewinesociety.com/wwn-thoughts-bottles?utm_source=list&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=latest_news_20170610&utm_content=cta_link5_b&LogValue=http://content.email.thewinesociety.com/?T6QnC8dgsuzGuuacM7QyDOgTYHkEpRatT&

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Origine by Diam launched across Europe

Closure company Diam Bouchage has launched a new more sustainable version of its technical corks.  Called Origine by Diam, it replaces the small amounts of synthetic micro-spheres and binders with natural ingredients, using rapeseed oil and beeswax.  The new closure … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade of Pale

Another science-heavy piece looking at how aromas and flavours in wine appear and how they change as wine ages.  The focus here is mainly on whites because that’s where the research has largely been done to date. http://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-how-wines-age-whites  

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The Waiting Game

How wines age or why they don’t.  Part one takes look at tannins and polyphenolic compounds with a focus on red wines as that is where most of the research has been done to date Written for The Wine Society blog http://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-how-wines-age

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More China Wine News – Oak and Wine

And the next piece from China Wine News.  This time a more technical one on the science of oak in winemaking. Plus the original text Oak and winemaking – a little bit of science-1

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Barrels, butts, tanks and jars

An article I wrote recently for The Wine Society on the various vessels that can be used for wine fermentation. http://www.thewinesociety.com/guides-winemaking-barrels-butts-and-tanks

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