Dr. Ronald Jackson

Dr. Ronald Jackson

CCOVI Fellow
Wine Writer, Author
Oakville, ON
Phone: 905-582-9843
BSc., Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.
MSc., Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.
Ph.D, University of Toronto, Ont.
Assessing sensory skill of tasters; Botrytis
Selected Publications and Presentations


  • Jackson, R.S. 2009. Wine Tasting: A Professional Handbook, 2nd ed. Elsevier Press, 487 pp. (also available in Italian 2011).
  • Jackson, R.S. 2008. Wine Science: Principles and Applications, 3rd ed. Elsevier Inc. 789 pp. (also available in Chinese 2011).
  • Jackson, R.S. 2002. Wine Tasting: A Professional Handbook. Elsevier Academic Press. 313 pp. (also available in Spanish and Chinese editions).
  • Jackson, R.S. 2000. Wine Science: Principles, Practice, Perception, 2nd ed. Academic Press. 665 pp.


  • Jackson, R.S. 2011. Table wines. In Alcoholic Beverages: Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Research (J. Piggott, ed.). Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK.
  • Jackson, R.S. 2010. Shelf-life in Wine. In Food and Beverage Shelf-life and Stability. (D. Kilcast and P. Subramaniam, eds.). Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK.
  • Jackson, R.S. 2009. Wine tasting. In Encyclopedia of Perception. (E. B. Goldstein, ed.), Sage Publishing, Newbury Park, CA.
  • Jackson, R.S. Wine Science In Wine Report 2004 - 2009 ed. Tom Stevenson, DK.
Dr. Ronald Jackson