Differentiate between the mystique of wine tasting and understand the realities that enhance the perception and appreciation of wine
Introduction; Visual Perceptions; Olfactory Sensataions; Taste and Mouth-Feel Sensations; Quantitative (Technical) Wine Assessment; Qualititative (General) Wine Tasting; Types of Wine; Origins of Wine Quality; Wine as a Food Beverage; Glossary
Ron Jackson received the bachelor's and master's degree from Queen's University and the doctrine from the University of Toronto. His time in Vineland, Ontario, and subsequently at Cornell University redirected his interest in plant disease toward viticulture and enology. As part of his regular teaching duries at Brandon University, he developed the first wine technology course in Canada. For many years he was a technical advisor to the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission, developed sensory tests to assess the tasting skills of members of its Sensory Panel, and was a member of its External Tasting Panel. He is also the author of Conserve Water, Drink Wine and several technical reviews. Dr. Jackson has resigned from his position as a professor and the chair of the Botany Department at Brandon University to concentrate on writing. He is allied with the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, Brock University.