Viticulture for Winemakers

  • Roger B. Boulton
  • Vernon L. Singleton
  • Linda F. Bisson
  • Ralph E. Kunkee


Viticulture is a science and technology separate from enology and winemaking per se. It has its own extensive literature. References that give more detail than possible here as well as additional perspectives include fairly recent examples in English from several different countries (Coombe and Dry 1988; Jackson and Schuster 1987; Pongrácz 1978; Wagner 1976; Weaver 1976; Winkler et al. 1974). Examples in other languages from major wine-producing countries can also be useful (Champagnol 1984; Galet 1988; Huglin 1986; Reynier 1989; Altman 1987; Currle et al. 1983; Kadisch 1986; Ferraro-Olmos 1983; Larrea-Redondo 1981; Fregoni 1985; Saracco 1984). Although wine-makers should know as much as possible about viticulture, the professions are so demanding that it is difficult to be fully expert in both.


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  • Roger B. Boulton
    • 1
  • Vernon L. Singleton
    • 1
  • Linda F. Bisson
    • 1
  • Ralph E. Kunkee
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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