Chitosan from Aspergillus niger is approved for use in juice and wine for fining and clarification. It was previously only approved for use in wine to remove spoilage organisms; however, it has the potential for many applications. This approval is "a breakthrough for clean-crafted, vegan winemaking" as QI'UP XC and NO[OX] are both chitosan-based animal-free, non-allergenic fining agents that serve as alternatives to gelatin and casein.
a non-alcoholic, calorie-free sparkling water infused with adaptogens and nootropics to provide the perfect balance of function and flavor for health-conscious consumers. "The functional beverage category continues to show strong potential and is well-aligned with today's growing consumer preferences for wellness and betterment."
fter working on the relaunch of Alexander Valley's Souverain wines and alongside winemaker Margo Van Staaveren at Sonoma Valley's Chateau St. Jean, Rech joined Beringer Vineyards in 2016 as Luxury Red Winemaker. In 2017, he was appointed as Senior Winemaker and General Manager.
Winemaker Alex Fullerton highlights the diversity of styles revealed through soil, micro-climate, and vintage variations in each bottle of Fullerton's Single Vineyard Designate Pinot Noirs from six hallmark nested AVAs.
The degree of exposure to China varies hugely among Australia's winemakers, with many completely uninvolved in the country. A number of other businesses, however, had built their business models around catering to the China market.