Passing of Bordeaux Faculty of Oenology Doyen

Sad news to start the new year with the news of the death of Bernard Donèche, the doyen since 2005 and of the state of the art location for the faculty since 2009, the Institute of the Science of the Vine and Wine. Experienced researcher particularly in wine biochemistry particularly  botrytis cinerea (noble rot). He was also … Continue reading Passing of Bordeaux Faculty of Oenology Doyen

The ‘Guru of Gout’ Puisais – what affects the Taste of Wine

External Influences on the Taste of Wine with Jacques Puisais - Jacques Puisais, the specialist in all things to do with understanding how taste works and how it develops, led us through a tasting of several wines to illustrate some of his life's findings at the Faculty of Oenology, Bordeaux on Friday 11th January. Founder of the Institut Francais du … Continue reading The ‘Guru of Gout’ Puisais – what affects the Taste of Wine