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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
19 Sep 2006

On Saturday I wrote about the mechanics of putting together the new, third edition of The Oxford Companion to Wine published in the UK on Thursday and in the US on Oct 1. (It will be available exclusively online to purple pagers from March next year; for the moment the online version available here is the second edition, first published in 1999.)

Below is an alphabetical list of all the terms given their own new entry, however short, in the new edition. The names in bold refer to entries that are pure ‘pointers’ to other, more substantial entries, but I thought you might be interested in some of the terms that Julia and I felt were useful and relevant to wine today - or I overlooked last time.

acetic acid bacteria

Acolon

Adelaide Plains

Adelaide Zone

aerial imagery

Africa

agriturismo

Ajaccio

Alcobaça

Almuñeco

Alpine Valleys

anthesis

Arinarnoa

Arnsburger

Arribes (del Duero)

Asian lady beetle

ATA

atypical ageing

Australian Wine Research Institute

AWRI

Azores

Babo

Bali

Baronnies, Coteaux du

barrel renewal

Beechworth

Beira Interior

Berlou

Big Rivers Zone

biscoitos

black dead arm

black foot

BOD

Boisset

Bordeaux blend

botryticine

bouillie bordelaise

Boutenac

Brachet

Breede River Valley

Brock

buffering capacity

California sprawl

Camarate

Cape

Cape Agulhas

Cape blend

carbonation

Castel

Catalunya

cation exchange capacity

Cayuga White

CEC

Central Ranges Zone

Cerceal Branca

Cercial

Charitois, Coteaux

Charles Sturt University

Charneco

Chaume

Chaves

Chelois

Chelva

Chenanson

Chenin Noir

Cienna

Classic

Clear Lake

Coastal

Coastal Region

co-fermentation

cold soak

Complexa

Constellation

co-pigmentation

Corbeau

Cornalin du Valais

Cornell

Coruche

Corvinone

Cotarello

Couchois, Bourgogne Côtes du

crise viticole

critter labels

Crljenak Kastelanski [hachek on S]

crown cap

Currency Creek

DAC

DAP

dead fruit

De Chaunac

délestage

Denmark

derived pigments

Diageo

diatomaceous earth (DE)

direct shipping

DMDC

Dominio de Valdepusa

drinking

dry-farmed

Duché d'Uzès

Eastern Plains Zone

economics and wine

Egiodola

electrodialysis

ellagitannins

epicatechin

Erstes Gewächs

estate wine

eugenol

Évora

fake wine

Far North Zone

Federspiel

Federweisser

feinherb

FGL

Fiederweissen

finca

Fladgate Partnership

flash détente

flavonols

flavour scalping

flight

Foster's

Foundation Plant Services

Fresno

Friulano

Frontenac

Gamaret

garagiste

Garanoir

Garnacha Blanca

Gelber Muskateller

gemischter Satz

geographical information system (GIS)

GIS

glassy winged sharpshooter

globalization

global positioning system (GPS)

global warming

gluconobacter

glutathion

glycosidase

Gorbachev, Mikhail

GPS

Gracioso

Greater Perth Zone

green harvest

Grés de Montpellier

Groenekloof

Grolleau Gris

Grosses Gewächs

Gundagai

HACCP

Hastings River

Haut

Heathcote

hedging

Henty

Henriques, Justino

heritage varieties

hyperoxidation

IBMP

Icewine

icon wine

IFOAM

Imperial Tokay

International Grape Genome Project

isoamyl acetate

isobutyl-methoxypyrazine

IVDP

Jacob's Creek

Kangaroo Island

Kékmedoc

Kövérszölö

Lacrima Nera

ladybird

Lafões

Lago

Lagos

Landot

Lesquerde

lieblich

Lincoln

Lisbon

Listrão

Lower Murray Zone

lutte raisonnée

macération pelliculaire

macro-oxygenation

Madeleine Royal

Malaga Blanc

Malmesbury

Manchuela

manipulation

mannoproteins

Manzoni

Marmajuelo

Marselan

McDowell Valley

MDMP

meristem culture

metatartaric acid

methoxy-dimethylpyrazine

Meuse, Côtes de

Michigan

microbullage

MJT

MOG

Montana

Moût partiellement fermenté

Montsant

Morellone

Mount Lofty Ranges Zone

Moura

Murray Darling

Myanmar

NDVI

Néac

New Latitude Wines

NYSAES

Nieddera

normalized difference vegetation index

Northern Rivers Zone

Northern Slopes Zone

North West Victoria Zone

Nouvelle

oak alternatives

oak flavour

Oak Knoll

Obaideh

ochratoxin A

ONIVINS

Osey

Paraguay

Patrimonio

PCA

PCD

PCR

pectinase

Peel

Peninsulas Zone

Pernod Ricard

Pericoota

Perth Hills

petit château

Petit Meslier

Petri disease

phenolic ripeness

philosophy and wine

Pico

Pla i Llevant

Planalto-Mirandes

plant cell density

plastic corks

Ploussard

Pokdum

Poland

politics and wine

polymeric pigments

polysaccharides

Portimão

Porto

Port Phillip Zone

PRD

precision viticulture

premium wine

pre-pruning

pressure bomb

price points

proanthocyanidins

procyanidin

protein profiling

PRP

Prugnolo Gentile

pyruvic acid

quality assurance

quality in wine

Quercy, Coteaux du

rack and return

rack

random oxidation

RDI

reflection

Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso

Regent

regulated deficit irrigation

remote sensing

reverse osmosis

Réunion

Ribera del Júcar

robotic lagares

Rockpile

Roquebrun

Roter Veltliner

Rougeon

Rubin

rugose wood

Ste-Victoire

St-Sardos

Santa Rita Hills

secbutyl-methoxypyrazine

selection

Selection

Seyssuel

SGN

shatter

shipping

Shoalhaven Coast

shoot tips

shot berry

Sierras de Málaga

Síria

sotolon

South Burnett

South Coast Zone

Southern Fleurieu

Southern Flinders Ranges

Southern Highlands

South West Australia Zone

special late harvested

Sri Lanka

Steinfeder

Stelvin

stickie

stilbene

Strathbogie Ranges

Sturm

Swan Hill

synthetic closures

Szekszárd

Tanzania

Tautavel

Tavira

Tavora-Varosa

TCP

TDN

Terrantez

Terras Madeirenses

Terrasses du Larzac

tetrachloroanisole

texture

thiols

Tierra del Vino de Zamora

Tinta Caiada

Tomar

transversage

tribromoanisole

tri, table de

TTF

typicity

Uclés

umami

Upper Goulburn

Valpaços

value brands

vanillin

VCIG

vegetarian and vegan wines

vendange verte

verjus

Vézélay

Vignoles

Vijariego

Villány-Siklós

Vincor

Vinhão

vin nouveau

vino de pago

Vino Santo

Vinsobres

Virginia Tech

VORS and VOS

VQA

VSP

VT

Wagga

water addition

websites

Weinviertel

Western Victoria Zone

WIETA

Wine & Spirit Education Trust

winery design

winery waste

Xinomavro

Yellow Tail

yield monitors

Zeta

zonal viticulture