Wine Analysis Articles

  • Dynamic crossflow filtration for wine at TOSO S.P.A., Italy - Case Study

    The challenge: a step forward in cost efficiency and yield recovery When it comes to clarification of wine, the overall challenge independent of the business size is always the same: to profitably filter and recover wine, with easy handling and minimal need of maintenance. Toso s.p.a. is a traditional, family owned Italian winery producing high quality wines, sparkling wines, ...

  • Public choice theory as a tool for CMO wine reform analysis

    The purpose of this paper is a partial reconstruction of the role of agricultural lobbyist and national alliances, determining the effort of re–opening the Common Market Organisation (CMO) of wine Reg. 479/2008. The case considered is the liberalisation of replanting rights chosen as a tool of public choice (PC) analysis. The paper is divided into three parts. The first is a brief summary of PC ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Organic wine between health and competitiveness

    Do factors, from the consumption side, blocking or promoting the development and diffusion of organic wine exist? What kind of relationship exists between the attention that consumers assign to the theme of environmental sustainability, their worries for matters of health and the spreading of organic wine? These questions led us to investigate the purchasing behaviour of organic products, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Analysis of Agricultural Pesticides in Wine by GC

    This application demonstrates the usefulness of SPME in the low-level extraction of agricultural pesticides from wine, and the use of the SLB-5ms in the subsequent analysis. The pesticides chosen for the analysis represent a group of insecticides and fungicides that could be found in commercial wines. These compounds contain a variety of polar functional groups, and the polyacrylate fiber ...


    By MilliporeSigma

  • The wine industry: persistence of tacit knowledge or increased codification? Some implications for catching-up countries

    The wine industry has changed considerably in the past 20 years. While new market opportunities increased the trade of wine worldwide, scientific and technical changes have produced an improvement in the quality of wine. Increased codification of knowledge has allowed the newly producing countries to compete in the international markets and to close the technological gap with more advanced ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The role of research in wine: the emergence of a regional research area in an Italian wine production system

    In recent years, the wine industry has undergone a radical technological modernisation in which scientific research has become extremely prominent. Focusing on a Italian regional research system related to wine, we provide a detailed account of the structural features of the research and extension institutions. The empirical analysis is based on detailed interviews with people from research ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Innovation and performance improvement in the South African wine industry

    South Africa's wine industry was ill-prepared for the highly competitive, brand-conscious consumer markets it encountered on re-entry into international markets. The bulk of production was basic quality wine. Wine marketing expertise was concentrated among smaller independent wine producers and a few large wholesalers. The paper examines innovation in different segments of the industry and the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Rapid Measurement of Alcohol (Ethanol) in Beer and Wine Making by GC/FID

    Improvements in manufacturing processes and equipment have allowed beer and wine producers to increase both the quantity and quality of the products. In the consumer products business, it is crucial to maintain good quality control practices. The higher throughput of manufacturing plants requires faster, more sophisticated analytical techniques to do this. Classical physical and sensory tests may ...


    By Buck Scientific Inc

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