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Precision Lab Testing Made Easy by Innovative Wave Spectrophotometer and Pre-Programmed Biochemical Assay Kit


As the 2022 harvest ramps up in earnest, BSG Wine, a leading winemaking ingredients and product supply group headquartered in the Napa Valley since 2007, is uniquely positioned to equip the winemaking community with what it needs to for a spectacularly successful season.

BSG is the leading U.S. distributor of the MegaQuant™ Wave Spectrophotometer, a powerful, user-friendly instrument ideal for laboratories performing up to 200 analyses per day.


BSG wants winemakers and lab technicians to know that its MegaQuant™ Wave Starter Pack offers products that are more cost-effective than any external laboratory through pre-programmed protocols for wine tests that require no manual manipulation and are analysis-ready right out of the box.

The MegaQuant™ Wave Starter Pack features the MegaQuant™ Wave Spectrophotometer with a streamlined design offering a touch screen interface, superb optics, on-board curve fitting software and built in printer to meet the requirements of most winery labs.

In addition, the MegaQuant™ Wave Starter Pack includes pre-programmed protocols for measuring volatile acidity, fructose, glucose and sucrose, primary amino nitrogen, ammonia, L-arginine and urea ammonia, as well as a host of other analytes.

The MegaQuant™ Wave is available as a single item spectrophotometer (D-MQWAVE-1) or as part of the MegaQuant™ Wave Starter Pack.

The MegaQuant™ Wave Spectrophotometer, a stand-alone, bench top unit with specific, built-in instruction, automatically calculates results using Megazyme biochemical assay kits.

In addition to the spectrophotometer, the MegaQuant™ Wave Starter Pack comes equipped with:

  • Top of the line Gilson Pipetman Kit (Pipette P20, P200, P1000)
  • Test tubes for the MegaQuant™ Wave
  • Test tube rack
  • PVPP tablets
  • Polypropylene tubes 13 mL, 30 mL
  • 100 mL Volumetric flasks
  • Megazyme timer
  • Filet papers
  • Plastic funnels

“Any winery could go from no lab or a rudimentary lab to full lab capability with the addition of the MegaQuant™ Wave Spectrophotometer and our MegaQuant™ Wave Starter Pack,” notes James Kress, BSG’s Technical Sales Manager for Wine in the Northeastern U.S.

An extensive, web-based knowledge program that provides specific information about each analytic methodology, complete with user-friendly training manuals and instructional videos, supports The MegaQuant™ system.

For more specifications and orders, go to: bsgwine.com/megazyme-assay-kits.

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