Antonio Morata

Technical University of Madrid

Antonio Morata is a Professor of Food Science and Technology at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain, specialized in wine technology. He is a coordinator of the module of enology and winemaking in the Master of Viticulture and Enology, and a coordinator of the Master of Food Engineer at UPM. Dr. Morata is also a professor of enology, and wine technology at the European Master of Viticulture and Enology, Euromaster Vinifera-Erasmus+. He is a Spanish delegate to the group of Experts in wine microbiology of the International Organizations of Vine and Wine (OIV). He authored more than 80 research articles, 2 books, 5 edited books, 6 special issues, and 20 book chapters.

4books edited

7chapters authored

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Grape and Wine is a collective book composed of 18 chapters that address different issues related to the technological and biotechnological management of vineyards and winemaking. It focuses on recent advances, hot topics and recurrent problems in the wine industry and aims to be helpful for the wine sector. Topics covered include pest control, pesticide management, the use of innovative technologies and biotechnologies such as non-thermal processes, gene editing and use of non-Saccharomyces, the management of instabilities such as protein haze and off-flavors such as light struck or TCAs, the use of big data technologies, and many other key concepts that make this book a powerful reference in grape and wine production. The chapters have been written by experts from universities and research centers of 9 countries, thus representing knowledge, research and know-how of many regions worldwide.

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