Tag: wine


The Role of Sulfur in Winemaking

Worried about sulfites in your wine? Don’t be. Find out why winemakers add sulfur dioxide (SO2) to their wines to maintain the flavor and freshness, as well as how they measure SO2 to maintain optimal levels in wine.

The “mean greenies”:
Methoxypyrazines in wine

Methoxypyrazine (MP) concentration can be such a make-or-break parameter that it’s often a major factor in harvest decisions. MPs in wine can come from a variety of sources, and understanding their creation is crucial to prevent high levels.

Winery Sanitation: Biogenic Amines in the Wine Industry

There’s no debate that consumers worldwide have become increasingly interested in knowing about how their food and beverages are made, and more importantly, what they’re really made of. Generally, the abundant existence of biogenic amines in wine is viewed as an indication of poor winemaking practices. Gravity Wine House takes measures to limit the presence of biogenic amines in our winemaking practices.