Sample And Instrument Of Wine

2667 Words Nov 11th, 2014 11 Pages
November 12, 2014 CONTENT

1. Introduction

2. Methodology
a. Study design
b. Sample and Instrument
c. Data collection
d. Data analysis

3. Limitations of the research

4. Conclusion

5. References

6. Appendix

INTRODUCTION

Wine, as a product, does offer a degree of complexity that not many other categories can claim. Wine is a beverage. Wine is a socialization tool or a way to celebrate an event. Wine tells us about the history and culture of a country. Wine is a symbol of prestige.

Traditionally, natural cork was considered the closure of choice, especially for wine of any quality. In truth, natural cork has many advantages. It is natural, flexible and compressible with amazing anti-slip properties. It is also biodegradable, 100% recyclable and, cork forests promote biodiversity. Most important natural cork has proven to be extremely suitable for long-term wine aging. But wineries are switching to screw caps and other alternative closures to ensure quality and reduce the possibility of contamination with TCA (the chemical compound 2,4,6-trichloroanisole), which a wine gets with a faulty cork leaving behind the musty and damp smell but there is still the hesitation thinking that screw caps may not be provided with the same aging effect as the wines under cork does. An important advantage of the screw cap is that it really preserves the aromatic freshness and youthfulness of a wine (The Kitchen, 2008).

The type of closure selected for wine has…

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