Which Kind of Automatic Titrator is Best for You?

Titration is a chemical analysis technique used in many different industries, from dairy farms to metal plating shops and more. Manual titrations are simple, but they are time-consuming and not always accurate or consistent. Automatic titration methods can ease these pains by providing consistent results in an easier and more efficient way. There are many different automatic titrator options.…

Picking Decisions Based on Analysis: A Winemaker’s Review

For any wine manufacturer who tries to minimise interventions into the natural winemaking process, when no chemicals can be added to adjust the wine – the taste and quality of the finished product highly depend on grape characteristics which change dramatically with the picking date. Irina Santiago-Brown from Inkwell Wines explains how making a right picking decision is…

Monitoring Bentonite in Wine

As a winemaker working in a world where many consumers base their purchases off of looks alone, the right colour and clarity of your product can make or break your brand. Several steps are required to transform grapes off the vine to the crystal clear wines found on the shelves of Australia. Before shipping to…

Measuring the pH of Wine

Wine is a much-celebrated part of various cultures worldwide for thousands of years. Although the origins of winemaking predate written record, archeologists have discovered traces of wine dating back over 8,000 years. The process of winemaking remains largely unchanged, but technological advancements have allowed winemakers to refine their techniques in an effort to increase the…

Acidity in Wines

Acids give wines their characteristic crisp, slightly tart taste.  Acids occur naturally during the growing of grapes and as a part of the fermentation process. Natural acids have the freshest, purest acid tastes. Among grapes they are tartaric, malic and citric. Tartaric acid is the principal acid in grapes and is the component that promotes…