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Cold damage at Lake Erie Regional Grape Research and Extension Center vineyard. In the front: cold sensitive Syrah (V. vinifera L.) vine killed back to the ground. In the back: Healthy cold hardy Marquette (Vitis spp.) vines.
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Grapevine Cold Injury

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

The extent of damage and crop losses to cold injury often vary among regions, individual vineyard sites, and wine grape varieties. More
Winery Economics to Consider in Pennsylvania
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The following is a summary of small commercial winery economics as presented by Dr. Gerald White during the 2012 Eastern Winery Exposition (EWE) Conference. More
Why Measure YAN? Variation in YAN Data Over a 6 Year Time Period
Why Measure YAN? Variation in YAN Data Over a 6 Year Time Period - Articles Articles
YAN data from the same vineyard site was collected from 2006 to 2011 to emphasize vintage variation in YAN and a need for annual YAN testing. More
Volatile Acidity in Wine
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Volatile Acidity in Wine

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

Volatile acidity (VA) is a measure of the wine’s gaseous acids that contributes to the smell and taste of vinegar in wine. More
The American Wine Consumer in 2012: A Summary
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The following is a summary of Patty Held's 2012 EWE presentation on the distinction between two groups of Millennials and how wineries can market to their differences. More
Tasting Room Employee Sensory Training
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Tasting Room Employee Sensory Training

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

Understanding wine sensory evaluation to better adapt to consumer preferences aids in producing wines that will be sold successfully in the wine market. More
Sulfur-based Off-flavors in Wine
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Sulfur-based Off-flavors in Wine

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

This article explains sulfur, sulfur dioxide, and sulfur-like off-odors in wine, and how to remediate hydrogen sulfide in wine. More
Sulfur Dioxide Management
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Sulfur Dioxide Management

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

This article explains how and why sulfur dioxide is used as the primary preservative in wine. More
Resources for Home Production of Wine, Beer, and Growing Grapes
Resources for Home Production of Wine, Beer, and Growing Grapes - Articles Articles
Looking to make your own wine? Brew your own beer? Or grow your own grapes? Below is a list of resources useful for all of your home production needs. More
Nutrient Management during Fermentation
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Nutrient Management during Fermentation

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

This article explains what YAN is, the advantages of measuring and treating it, and how to determine what your YAN value means, among other YAN-related topics. More
Botrytis Infection on Pinot Grigio Grapes. Photo by: Denise M. Gardner
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Fermenting with Botrytis 101

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

Suggested actions for successful fermentation depending on the extent of Botrytis infection on the incoming grape clusters. More
Enological Products and Their Uses
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Enological Products and Their Uses

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

This article provides information on the basic enology additives: Fermentation Nutrients, Enological Tannins, Polysaccharides or Inactivated Yeasts, and Fining Agents. More
Cold Stabilization Options for Wineries
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Cold Stabilization Options for Wineries

Michela Centinari, Ph.D.

The following article will explore the use of cold stabilization in winemaking as a means of adjusting wine quality. More
Basics on Wine Acidity in Wine Via Clark Smith
Basics on Wine Acidity in Wine Via Clark Smith - Articles Articles
In 2011, international wine expert, Clark Smith, visited the PA wine industry and made fundamental suggestions on acid control in wine. More
An Examination of Distillation of Faulted Wines
An Examination of Distillation of Faulted Wines - Articles Articles
Explore the use of distillation to treat faulted commercial wines. More
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