At Vintessential Laboratories, helping cider makers is one of our specialties.

Cider Analysis

Our laboratories all routinely test cider, from juice to finished product. Whether you want to outsource your testing needs to a NATA accredited laboratory, or set up your own lab with the right equipment and reagents, we can help.

Tests we do

The most common analyses we perform for cider are: pH, Malic Acid, Alcohol by Volume, Titratable Acidity (TA), Residual Sugar, Specific Gravity, soluble Solids, YAN, Sulfur Dioxide

We can also test for many other chemical and microbiological parameters.  

Email us to enquire about Cider Testing

Do your own testing

We have everything the average cider lab needs to do their own testing, and most of these products are held in stock ready for immediate dispatch. All these products, including the Vintessential Spectrophotometer and Test Kits, are tested in our NATA accredited laboratories to ensure they meet our exacting standards to satisfy your cider testing needs. Whether you are starting from scratch in your lab or just need to top up on a few consumables, we’ve got you covered. Click here for hundreds of items available for same-day dispatch.

Cider Fermentation Products

Vintessential Laboratories are the sole National Distributor for Oenobrands fermentation products, including their range of yeast, enzymes and yeast nutrition for cider production. Our products are available from our stores in New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia.

Yeasts

The Fermivin range includes yeast strains selected for many applications and have been used since the 1970s. They are widely used worldwide in cider production, including being the biggest sellers in the UK cider industry. They are strong yeast strains selected for their ability to ferment at low temperature. Click here for details.

Nutrients

Yeast nutrition is essential to ensure good flavour and aroma profiles. See our range of suitable products here.

Enzymes

Enzymes play an essential role in cider production. We have several enzymes that can greatly assist you in your cider making. Click here.