Justin Scheiner

About: Justin Scheiner

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  • Role : Teaching Scholar
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  • Experience : Ph.D. from Cornell University
  • Specialist in : biochemistry, microbiology

The Wine Education Council plans a comprehensive, university-level class covering the fundamental principles of wine microbiology and chemistry. Texas A & M Professor Justin Scheiner  who holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University will conduct the class at locations and dates to be determined,


Dr. Scheiner will guide students toward a basic understanding of the biochemistry involved in the transformation of grapes into wine, discussing phenolic compounds such as organic acids, carbohydrates, sulfur dioxide, and alcohol;  and addressing processes such as alcoholic and malolactic fermentation, oxidation, and stabilization.