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Fast Facts – Wine yeasts

Fact  #1 - The majority of wine yeasts belonging to the species Saccharomyces cerevisiae subsp. cerevisiae struggle to ferment colder than 15°C. Practical advice - A good practice to follow is to decide on a certain drop in sugar per day, i.e. 2°Balling for white...

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Fast Facts – Non-Saccharomyces yeasts

Fact  #1 - Various studies around the world have demonstrated that some of the more commonly found non-Sacch wine yeasts in grape musts, do have lower alcohol conversions than Saccharomyces cerevisiae (anywhere from 0.3 – 2% less) . Practical advice - Combine a...

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Nitrogen additions can kill your yeast

Nitrogen availability is an essential parameter for wine alcoholic fermentation. Moreover, recent results have shown that it plays a key role in yeast cell death in interaction with micronutrients limitations such as lipids or vitamins. Previously researchers have...

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