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Wireless Sensor Bung: A Novel Technology for Monitoring Malolactic Fermentation Progress and Completion in Wine

By Tomascastelazo (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Malolactic fermentation is a common process that occurs after primary alcoholic fermentation is complete. Occurring in most red wines and some white wines (including Chardonnay and sparkling wines), it functions to reduce the acidity of the wine by converting L-malic…