Category: Technology

The Effect of High Hydrostatic Pressure Processing on Chemical Composition of Oak Chip-Macerated Wine

Photo courtesy Flickr user Egan Snow

The use of oak barrels in wine fermentation and aging increases wine aromatic complexity and improves overall quality. This technique is often used in wines, despite the fact that it costs more money to produce an oaked wine than it…

Making Microbeads Out of Winery Wastes: A Novel Approach to Improving Shelf Life and Stability of Polyphenols

Photo By Adrian J. Hunter (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons

With an ever increasing number of mouths to feed word wide and a food supply that has seemingly gone downhill in terms of its quality, the interest in developing and producing functional foods – or foods that are enriched in…