Jacques Puisais (born in Poitiers en 1927) is a Frenchoenologist and taste philosopher. Holder of a PhD in chemistry, he directed the laboratoire départemental et régional d'analyse in Tours He starts giving courses of taste education in 1964. He's a member of the INAO. He created the Institut Français du Goût in 1976, in order to develop multidisciplinary research around taste and food sensitivity. Eager to introduce children to taste, he developed a method of sensory awakening, that has been used in classrooms since then.