Nathalie Pichard, Fragrance and Evaluation Consultant, captures the trends in fragrance and adds a little cultural twist to our site. Inspiration seeds signed by Nathalie, for this July 2008 focus:“Le Nez du Vin”:
It provides you with the words you need to describe wine Trade professionals, sommeliers, the off-trade and on-trade, lecturers, oenological research centres in universities, catering schools,
oenologists, winemakers, wine clubs, and hundreds of thousands of wine lovers all use Le Nez du Vin.
The author : Jean Lenoir
Born in Burgundy, his boundless enthusiasm, his accent and his work
are a reflection of his identity.
In 1978 he pioneered wine’s début into the world of culture as a work of art thereby putting it on an equal footing with the fine arts.
In 1981, as a result of his research into vocabulary to describe wine, he created Le Nez du Vin®, a unique and learned combination of written works and aromas that was an immediate success. Its
originality astonished experts and amateurs alike.
Websites : www.lenezduvin.fr
“What the nose knows” by Avery Gilbert:
Dr. Avery Gilbert is a smell scientist.
He has conducted research on human odor perception in academic laboratories and in the R&D divisions of multinational perfume companies. Along the way he's taught scores of audiences about the science of smell.
And now he's an author. His first book, "What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life," has been published on June 24, 2008. It's a fast-paced tour of the latest discoveries and how they challenge long-held beliefs about the sense of smell.