Winetech Technical

Focus on bentonite

Focus on bentonite

While bentonite in its various guises might be one of the most widely used fining agents to remedy protein haze in white and rosé wines, it certainly is not the most perfect one. Numerous fining agents are available to the winemaker and the choice to use bentonite,...
Mixed culture fermentations and Shiraz flavour

Mixed culture fermentations and Shiraz flavour

This study follows similar studies done by us on Chenin blanc, Chardonnay and Pinotage. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of seven different non-Saccharomyces yeast strains in combination with Saccharomyces cerevisiae and three malolactic fermentation...