Tag: winemaking

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…

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: 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…