Summary: Polyphenols, in particular anthocyanins and tannins, are the main contributors to wine color and mouthfeel, and are strongly related to the wine quality evaluation. In this WSG Live, an introduction to tannin's origin in grapes, evolution during ripening and extraction in the winemaking process will be explained. Moreover, the implication of the technological approach to vinification will be discussed, such as maceration style or the use of oak containers.
Summary: During his presentation, Dr Kennedy will explore the wonderful world of red wine tannins. Crafting well-balanced, perfectly extracted red wine takes time to master. Beginning in the vineyard and ending in your wine glass, he will explore this fascinating group of molecules and the factors that influence their perception. Presenter: James Kennedy