Wine Analysis Workshop Tools & Techniques

July 21, 2018

Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center, 1036 Miller Road

Presented by:

  • Gill Giese, NMSU Viticulture Extension Specialist
  • Carrie Gurule, Winemaker, Guru-LeVin LLC
  • Mary Simmons, Winemaker

Registration is $45. Workshop is limited to the first 20 people.

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8:30 AM | Sign In, Registration, Coffee/Pastries

9:00 AM | Introduction and Overview - Gill Giese, Viticulture Extension Specialist, NMSU

9:15 AM | Lecture: Brix, pH, titratable acidity (TA), malolactic chromatography, Formol method and nitrogen supplementation, protein stability, volatile acidity (VA), alcohol measurement, reducing sugars

10:15 AM | ** Lab: Brix, pH, TA, Formol method, protein stability (Part 1), MLF chromatography (Part 1), VA, alcohol by ebulliometer, free and total SO2, Clinitest

12:15 PM | Discussion of enzymatic assays using a spectrophotometer

12:30 PM | Wrap-up, Evaluation/Conclusion

1:00 PM | Dismiss

** Lab activities will be accommodated as time allows

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Contact Info

Tracy Goodson
Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center
1036 Miller Road
Los Lunas, NM 87031
Phone: 505-865-7340