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Wine Analysis with CDR WineLab®

CDR WineLab® is the innovative analysis system that fine tunes traditional testing methods, making them faster and easier. It can be used right in the winery during any winemaking phase, from harvesting to bottling even by personnel with no previous specific lab

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Updated Wine Aroma Wheel with 100+ Flavors

  Original Source: Wine Aroma Wheel by Wine Folly  

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USA : Use of AVA names as AO on wine labels

OIV (12/02/2015) The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is proposing to amend its regulations to permit the use of American viticultural area (AVA) names as appellations of origin (AO) on labels for wines that would otherwise qualify

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Fining with gelatin

  Fining with gelatin can be tricky but for sure it can be helpful in certain conditions. You may be surprised sometimes, after fining with gelatin you don’t get impressive results in wine (specially on the nose or removing faults).

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New in winemaking: VEGECOLL

  VEGECOLL from Laffort is a vegetal protein isolate extracted from potato, which has been selected for its clarification properties. Its high native protein concentration and its Zeta Potential make it a high reactive protein in wine. Can be use

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New in wine tasting: Coravin System

  Smart technology made beautifully simple. The Coravin System keeps the cork in the bottle, where it’s been since it was first sealed in the winery. Now you can explore your finest wines by the glass whenever you like, and

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Barrel Cellar – major aspects

  There are 3 major aspects for keeping wine barrels in a cellar: temperature, relative humidity and air movement. Some winemakers believe in extra “factors” having impact in wine aging such as: light, noise, cellar shape, location, orientation (North facing,

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Heat Stability Test

The heat stability test (HS test) for wines is part of bunch of stability tests required for finished wines prior to bottling.  HS test is showing if are proteins in wine or not. The proteins in finish wine are not

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why pH is very important in winemaking?

Few theoretical aspects The pH is critical in winemaking. Starting from grape sampling, going trough crush-pad (juice), fermenting (wine) and prior to bottling after stabilization, pH is very important. Is showing you if the grapes, juice or wine are healthy

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