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Cheers! The Chemistry of Wine

Activity by Tanya Fogg   |   added on Mar 17, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): ACS Webinars -- www.acswebinars@acs.org

The French say, “The truth is in the wine.” It is also said that a meal without wine is like a day without sunshine. Recent studies suggest that moderate wine consumption is beneficial to health.

Join our speaker, Ariel Fenster of McGill University, as he uncorks everything you need to know to fully appreciate this best companion of good food. Ariel’s presentation will cover the history of wine as well as the chemical aspects of fermentation and of aging. Whether you’re the experienced oenophile or the wine lover "in waiting," this event is sure to be a pleasure for all. Santé!

What You Will Learn
• The history and technology of wine making
• The health benefit of wine
• How to read and understand wine labels
• The “science” of wine appreciation
• And much more…

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ACS Webinars™ is a free, weekly online event serving to connect ACS members and scientific professionals with subject matter experts and global thought leaders in chemical sciences, management, and business. The ACS Webinars are divided into several series that address topics of interest to the chemical and scientific community; these series include career development, professional growth, small & medium business, green chemistry, and executive view. Each webinar is 60 minutes in length, comprising a short presentation followed by Q&A with the speaker. The live webinars are held on Thursdays (and on some Tuesdays on career topics) from 2-3pm ET.  Recordings of the webinars are available online and upcoming events are posted at http://acswebinars.org/.
 


Topic: acs webinar, chemistry, chemistry of wine, wine Audience: students, food enthusiasts, general public, wine enthusiasts
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