Introduction to Wine Analysis
Registration Deadline: Jul 26, 2014
Event Type: Seminars and Classes
Description: Examine the basics of wine analysis for commercial and advanced home wine production. Designed for serious winemakers, winery lab employees and small commercial winemakers, this one-day class combines short lecture and hands-on experience. Gain practice with, and examine the limitations of, each analysis. Work in small groups with university wines to gain familiarity with these common lab analyses: free and total SO2 by Ripper, volatile acidity distillation, titratable acidity, pH and malolactic paper chromatography. Some aspects of wine chemistry will be reviewed as it pertains to each analysis.
Fee includes lab supplies. Enroll in section 141VIT220.
• Event Organizer:
UC Davis Extension
Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine & Food, 1127 North
Old Davis Rd Davis, CA 95616
• Website: extension.ucdavis.edu/winemaking
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