Tag: sulfites in wine

The Use of Added Resveratrol During Winemaking As An Alternative to Sulfites: A Pilot Study

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Research exploring different alternatives to using added SO2 during winemaking as a result of the negative connotations associated with excess SO2 is certainly plentiful. While SO2 (a.k.a. sulfur dioxide) is naturally present in grapes and many other fruits and other…

Determining Consumer Willingness to Pay for Low-Sulfite Wines: What Drives Likelihood of Purchase?

The presence and/or absence of sulfites in wine is a continual hot topic in the wine industry, and one which is still relatively poorly understood among many consumers. Sulfites are used in the winemaking process to act as antioxidants as…