February 20, 2018 - Posted by Fruition Sciences Blog

2017 Climatic Conditions in Napa, and What We Can Prepare for in 2018

Since 1895 California has seen an increase in average temperature of nearly 2.2 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the last Napa Vintage Report. Furthermore, 2017 may be the warmest year on record that was not influenced by an El Niño weather pattern, and according to Professor Gregory V. Jones, 2018 looks like it will be another warm year.

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February 13, 2018 - Posted by Lallemand Oenologie

News and Innovation in wine bacteria : the MBR process

Selected wine bacteria must be efficient as soon as they enter the must or wine to complete malolactic fermentation. It means that they must survive and grow in the must or wines to rapidly convert malic acid into lactic acid, as well as contribute to the wine sensory profile. In order to achieve this goal and based on our strong expertise in bacteria production, we developed a specific bacteria production process called « MBR™ process ».

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