Topics in Wine Analysis: Color and Tannin Measurement


This course will take you throughout the fascinating and complex wine phenolics world; and the importance of these compound during the different stages of the winemaking process. This includes the chemistry of the phenolic families and the various method of analysis, you will become familiar on how to conduct and interpret these procedures. Methods for quantifying color and copigmentation so you can measure the yellow, brown on white wines and red to brown in red wines. You will also have some tools to relate these numbers to sensory aspects of the wines. This course is designed for winery analysts, enologists and winemakers who have a basic understanding of wine chemistry. Space is limited. Early enrollment is encouraged.


Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

This is an online, remote learning course, which consists of content and curriculum that is taught with pre-recorded and real time lectures, in addition to a real-time Q&A session with the instructors. Pre-recorded lectures and live sessions are accessed via our Canvas learning system and Zoom. 

The course will be held on March 12, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST

Details regarding login information will be emailed out 24 hours prior to the course start date.

Refund Deadline is March 5, 2021