Microbial Analysis of Wine & Juice
BWGA offers the following Microbial analyses:
Microscan (50mL sample size - $25) - Samples are examined microscopically and observed for yeast, bacteria, mold or other small particles.
Bottle Sterility (750mL/finished package - $25) – What’s growing in your bottled wine? Hopefully nothing. 300 mL of a bottled wine can be cultured to detect yeast, bacteria or mold – thus ensuring that your bottling has been clean.
Cultures (50mL sample size - $25)
a. WL - Wallerstein Nutrient Broth – for growing yeast, bacteria and mold
b. Brett– Brettanomyces Differential Broth – for growing Brettanomyces
DNA Analysis (50mL sample size - $60) – PCR analysis by Veriflow for the DNA of Brettanomyces Bruxellensis
Yeast Cell Count and Viability (50mL sample size - $55) – Flow cytometry for accurate counts of yeast as well as percent viablity
Download Labels Here! Label Template: Avery 5163
Stop by the lab for complimentary sample tubes!