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Testing Times - September 2018

Aug 2018
 

Brettanomyces

A customer recently sent a number of red wine samples to check for the presence of Brettanomyces. After discussions it was decided to plate the wines for the microbial presence of Brettanomyces bruxellensis (aka Brett) colony forming units and also to measure for the presence of the marker compounds

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Testing Times August 18

Aug 2018
 

Low pH red wine

At our laboratories we service a wide array of winemaking clients, from large wine companies through to backyard hobbyists. We also see a wide variety of wines, from finished products through to works very much ‘in progress’.

Recently we encountered a red wine from a very small producer…

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Drinking Water Testing

Aug 2018
 

Update: Now available - Water testing in Hobart, Tasmania.

Is your rainwater safe to drink?

Many gastrointestinal illnesses are caused by bacteria in drinking water. Whatever the age or size of your tank, the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG) recommend regular testing to ensure it does not contain harmful levels of…

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