Special Issue "Wine Aging Technologies"

A special issue of Beverages (ISSN 2306-5710).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2018

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. María del Alamo-Sanza

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
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Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Ignacio Nevares

Department of Agricultural and Forestry Engineering, University of Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Wine aging is a desirable and valuable process, commonly used to improve wine quality, and traditionally carried out in oak wooden casks. The correct use of oak barrels and the ever-increasing demand for barrels in the different production areas of the world has led to a constant search for technological alternatives to reproduce the chemical and physical processes undergone by wines during their stay in barrels.

The aim of this Special Issue is to publish a compilation of original research and revision works that cover different aspects of the ageing processes of wine in casks and other alternative systems that reproduce, with different technologies, the transformations that take place in the barrel.

Important aspects to be addressed are:

  • the type of technological solutions that exist for wine aging
  • the impact of these new technologies on the final product
  • comparison of the effect of emerging and traditional technologies on the wine aged
  • differentiation of wines undergoing different systems to avoid fraud
  • characterization of the new materials used in barrel production
  • accelerated aging of wines with wood and oxygen

Original and review papers dealing with all aspects of wine aging or aging technologies are welcome for inclusion in this Special Issue of Beverages.

Prof. Dr. María del Alamo-Sanza
Prof. Dr. Ignacio Nevares
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Beverages is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

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Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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