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“Cheers! The Chemistry of Wine” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Ariel Fenster, of McGill University and founding member of the Office for Science and Society.
La vérité est dans le vin, as 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, to uncork 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…
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2011
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Ariel Fenster teaches at McGill University, where he is a founding member of the Office for Science and Society, an organization dedicated to disseminating up-to-date information in the areas of food, food issues, medications, and the environment and health topics in general. He appears regularly on TV and radio to discuss health, environmental and technology issues and has presented numerous science segments for children’s television. His contributions to teaching, and to the popularization of science, have been recognized by numerous awards. Ariel is a native of the wine-growing region of Bergerac, France, holds a Master’s degree from the University of Paris and a Ph.D. from McGill University.
The Fine Print
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