Tag: noble rot

Wine Literature Review Lightning Round: 8th Edition

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It’s very difficult, if not impossible, for one single person to thoroughly review every single piece of peer reviewed literature related to wine that is published every day. This Wine Literature Review Lightning Round series presents three new papers (within the past…

Ergosterol: A Novel Indicator For Testing Fungal Infections in Grapes

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Fungal infections in grapes, be it Botrytis cinerea, Penicillium spp., powdery mildew, or any other rot, is a frequent headache for vineyards, and are infections that threaten the quality of the grapes when picked at harvest, resulting in a lot…