Special Issue "Alcoholic Beverages and Wood"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2021.
Interests: grape; wine; sensorial analysis; fruit juices; consumer perception; sensorial acceptance
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Wood is linked to the production and aging of many alcoholic beverages like wine, beer, distillates (brandy, marc, rum, whisky) and in the past, to its transport. Nowadays, wood still offers a really important contribution to enology and to alcoholic production all around the world. Wood modifies the chemical and sensory characteristics of wine and alcoholic beverages, such as the color stability, polyphenol content, aroma, and taste. The relationship between wine and wood is the subject of actual debates of enologists and winemakers. Only oak and chestnut are authorized for wine by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV), but some studies have been carried out on other wood species with the aim to use them in wine and in other distilled beverages, like the Italian marc “Grappa”.
This Special Issue invites researchers to contribute via innovative studies on the complex relationship between alcoholic beverages and wood, including the effects on winemaking, conservation or aging, wood species as alternatives to traditional oak, use of wood pieces of various sizes and shapes (chips, cubes, staves, mini-staves), the effect of different toasting systems, wood containers of different capacities or shapes (oval or sphere), sensory or chemical studies, consumer evaluations, and possible defects correlated to the use of wood (Brettanomyces, hanisoles).Dr. Maria Carla Cravero
Manuscript Submission Information
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- wood containers
- wood fragments
- alcoholic beverages
- sensory analysis
- volatile compounds
- spoilage microflora
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
Title: White winemaking with tannins in aqueous solution extracted from oak wood
Authors: Onofrio Corona
Affiliation: Food Science and Technology, Universita' degli Studi di Palermo