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The Chemistry of Wine

Posted on April 4, 2011 at 6:00 AM

Please join us at the Civic Center for a seminar on the Chemistry of Wine. This event will include wine tasting, diner from Café Annice and a souvenir ACS wine glass!

The event will take place at the Lake Jackson Civic Center from 6:30-8:30PM. The cost is $10 for ACS members and $15  for Non-Members. Please have cash or check to pay at the door.

Space is limited to 25, so please RSVP through email: or call 612.669.4150. 

Our Guest speaker, J. Ernest Simpson from California State Polytechnic University, will be discussing The Chemistry of Wine 

The talk will include an overview of wine and wine making and more detailed descriptions of the chemical composition of grapes and wine, laboratory methods for analysis of grapes and wines, sensory and organoleptic methods used for wine, the role of tannin and other phenolic compounds in wine, and some potential health aspects of wine. The event will start with a component tasting followed by a varietal analysis with a number of white, red and dessert wines.

Categories: Social, Guest Speaker, Science Cafe

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Reply Oscisexpept
7:50 AM on May 22, 2011 
Hoekom nie:)
Reply Brehm, Nicole
8:43 AM on April 5, 2011 
Great Event! Thank you Ernest! :)
Reply Klinker, Chanda
9:42 AM on March 30, 2011 
Only 5 spots remaining! Sign up quickly to be sure you'll have a spot.