Product Review: Enological Enzymes
A winemaking tool for extraction, settling and clarification
Jul 2009 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Enzymes are catalysts for specific biochemical reactions. Almost all enzymes are large protein molecules. The overwhelming majority of biological processes need enzymes in order to occur at a meaningful rate. Their ability to work depends upon their shape. Like any protein, an enzyme can be denatured, by heat or acidity, for example, so that it no longer works. In winemaking, several enzymes have been approved for use in wine by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Alcohol and Tobacco Tax...
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