A Toast to the Chemistry of Noble Grapes

A Toast to the Chemistry of Noble Grapes

Joy of Science Channel: Food Chemistry Series


Great grapes make great wine. Traditionally, only six types of grapes have earned the right to be called Noble and have been used to make the finest wines.  Join Dr. Susan Ebeler as she delves into the compounds of reds, whites and why some chemistry is best served chilled.  Come learn about the chemistry that makes these noble grapes so great!



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What You Will Learn

  • Highlights and discoveries in wine research
  • Applications of new analytical tools for understanding wine composition
  • Important winemaking variables that can impact composition and flavor
  • And much more…


Webinar Details

Date: Thursday,  January 10, 2013

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET

Fee: Free


Meet Your Experts


Dr. Susan Ebeler is a professor in the department of Viticulture and Enology at University of California, Davis.  Her research focuses on flavor chemistry and analysis of food and wine.  Her research is also focused on understanding effects of dietary components on cancer prevention.




Sara Risch is the Director of R&D and QA for Popz Europe, a microwave popcorn company. Prior to joining Popz, she had her own consulting business, working with food, flavor and packaging companies. She received her both her B.S. and Ph.D. in Food Science from the University of Minnesota. She has an M.S. in Food Science from the University of Georgia. Her work has focused primarily on microwave foods and food-package interactions




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4 Responses to “A Toast to the Chemistry of Noble Grapes”

  1. Doug Briden says:

    I unfortunately am unavailable for this webinar. Will this be repeated in the near future or will there be any notes released that I may use for reference ?



  2. L. Schaefer says:

    Dr. Ebeler,

    I found out about your webinar too late to register. Is it possible to obtain lecture notes,an outline, and/or a recommended reading list?

    Thank you,


  3. admin says:

    Dear L. Schaefer – we can offer you a look at the slides and a chance to view the recording of the webinar. Please go to the website http://acswebinars.org/noble-grapes. It should be posted by tomorrow. — ACS Webinars

  4. admin says:

    Dear Doug – You may go to the website http://acswebinars.org/noble-grapes to view the recording and slides at your convenience. — ACS Webinars

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