Tag Archives: Parts-per notation

• Here Is The Bottom Line on Sulfites in Wine. Listen Up

Here Is The Bottom Line on Sulfites in Wine. Listen Up

The deal with sulfites in wine. Those little words “Contains Sulfites” on the bottom of a label often stir up concern. What’s even more confusing is that the US is one of the only countries (along with Australia) that require bottles be labeled. So what gives? How much sulfites are in wine and how do […]

• Nutrients In Soil Not The Cause Of Minerality In Wine

Nutrients In Soil Not The Cause Of Minerality In Wine

Minerality in wine is most likely to stem from volatile thiols or esters and not directly from nutrients in the soil, according to this month’s edition of the drinks business. In an article written by Sally Easton MW in db‘s April issue, she highlights research to show that it’s impossible to get minerality in a […]

• Study: Dark beer contains more iron

Study: Dark beer contains more iron

Researchers find that a dark Spanish beer had the most iron while a pale beer from the Netherlands had the least. A new study from the University of Valladolid in Spain reveals that dark beers have, on average, a free iron content of 121 parts per billion compared to the 92 parts per billion in […]