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New World Wine Maker

yeast-diversity-2014 PLAYING WITH YEAST DIVERSITY: NOT QUITE SCIENCE

Is Saccharomyces cerevisiae still the champion of fermentations? Or is the recent winemaking trend of employing new and different yeasts for added complexity taking over? Reads like a boxing match…

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critters-2013c MICROBIAL ECOLOGY DURING VINIFICATION!

What does Saccharomyces, Kloekera, Candida, Pichia and Pediococcus have in common? These critters all like fermenting must. Read this article and find out more about them.

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oenococcus-oenie-creative-2013 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL FERMENTATION: PART 1

This insightful four-part article looks at the key to successful fermentations. Part one digs into yeast hydration and addition. A must read for the winning formula for successful fermentations …

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has-yeast-domesticated-us-2013 HAS YEAST DOMESTICATED US?

What is our relationship with S. cerevisiae and has it domesticated us? This article suggests that it’s foolish for us to think that this diverse yeast changes itself to make us happy! Think this is…

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urea-2012 Urea Formation In Wine Fermentations

Urea is the main precursor of ethyl (“carcinogenic”) carbamate and its formation in wine is dependent on numerous factors with the yeast strain used for fermentation playing a major role!

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Grape Juice And Wine Yeast

Informed choices when partnering a grape juice with a wine yeast leads to happy marriages, as revealed by the Australian Wine Research Institute …

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