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Sensory Evaluation

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Support Local by Drinking Local Wine: Sensory Symposium Salon Series

  Contact Information Sirocco Consulting Karine Lawrence 778-821-1392 [email protected]   Release Date For Immediate Release   Support Local by Drinking Local Wine: Sensory Symposium Salon Series Did you know there are over 30 wineries in the lower mainland and more than 30 wineries scattered across the islands? That means there are over 60 local wineries right…

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Introduction to Sensory Science

What is sensory science? According to the Institute of Food Technologists1 (1975), sensory science is “the scientific discipline used to evoke, measure, analyze, and interpret those reactions to characteristics of foods and materials as perceived through the sense of sight, smell, taste, touch and hearing.”  Koehl et al. (2007) offered an alternative definition: “Under predefined…

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Consumer Insights: Wine Sensory Symposium

Blog post contributed by Wine Researcher Darcen Esau from Terroir Wine Consulting A sold-out crowd attended the inaugural Sensory Symposium, sponsored by Okanagan College, and created by Terroir Consulting, Silk & Coupe, and Sirocco Food + Wine Consulting. This unique one-day event included three sessions where attendees listened to winemakers discuss hot topics in the…

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Sensory Evaluation for Quality Control

A look into sensory evaluation methods for the quality control of food and beverages. The sensory quality of food and beverages is an important aspect of overall quality. Sensory science ensures products meet quality specifications and customer expectations. Fraud management, product development, product identity-preservation and consumer insight are among the applications of sensory analysis. The…