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Author Shackelford, James F.,
Title The glass of wine : the science, technology, and art of glassware for transporting and enjoying wine / James F. Shackelford, Penelope L. Shackelford.
Imprint Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018.

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Author Shackelford, James F.,
Subject Glassware.
Wine glasses.
Wine bottles.
Alt Name Shackelford, Penelope L., 1942-
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 194 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The perfect material for wine -- A brief history of wine : storing and drinking wine before glass -- A brief history of glass and how it came to dominate wine appreciation -- Modern winemaking : a role for materials other than glass and ceramics -- Ceramics around the winery : alternatives to oak and stainless steel -- Glass around the winery : from barrel to lab -- Perfection through fire : modern glass making -- Beauty of a random nature : glass structure on the atomic scale -- The heel of Achilles : why glass breaks -- Let it be perfectly clear : why glass is transparent -- The shape of things I : why bottles look the way they do -- The shape of things II : the rise (and fall?) of varietal-specific stemware -- The controversy over cork : glass stoppers to the rescue? -- Perfection through air : glass for aerating and decanting wine -- The glass of wine : now and forever?
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 03, 2018).
ISBN 9781119223467 (electronic book)
1119223466 (electronic book)
9781119223443 (electronic book)
111922344X (electronic book)
9781119223436 (hardcover)
OCLC # 1004770161
Additional Format Print version: Shackelford, James F. Glass of wine. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2017 9781119223436 (DLC) 2017041012

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