Tag: oak barrels

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

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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…

Wine Literature Review Lightning Round: 9th 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…