Laffort Applied Research Cooperative Technical Seminar

The Citizen Hotel - Terrace Conference Room 926 J Street , CA , Sacramento, CA

Laffort USA will present their Applied Research Cooperative (ARC) seminar at the Citizen Hotel on January 24, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. during the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium held in downtown Sacramento. ARC is Laffort’s innovative and collaborative program with leading wineries performing identical trials on one specific process or product, across multiple regions and varieties during a single […]

Free

Winemaking Enzymes: Understanding the Basics of Pectin and Pectinases

Webinar

In this presentation we go back to the basics of enzyme chemistry, the role of enzymes in winemaking, and uncover the mystery of enzyme “cocktails”. We will also explain how enzymes are produced and the production steps that differentiate enzymes on the market today. The timing and practical usage of winemaking enzymes is explained as […]

Making your Wines Sparkle – Tirage Bottling

Webinar

Please join LAFFORT® and Francois Botton, Spark Technical Manager at LAFFORT®, for an informational webinar on the key points to look at for sparkling wine tirage bottling.  We will discuss yeast starter culture preparation, as well as tirage supplements for tartaric stabilization, improvement of foaming capacity, tools to accelerate yeast aging characteristics, the process of […]

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Laffort Rendezvous 2019 – Bio-Protection and Preventing Oxidation

Vintners Inn 4350 Barnes Road , Santa Rosa, CA

Join LAFFORT® for our annual Rendezvous, a technical seminar addressing current trends in winemaking. The 2019 Rendezvous will address the growing trend for wines made with reduced levels of SO2. The talks will cover utilizing non-Saccharomyces yeast strains for microbial security in juice, processing techniques during juice and fermentation stages to enhance the anti-oxidant potential […]

Laffort Rendezvous 2019 – Bio-Protection and Preventing Oxidation

Adelaida Vineyards 5805 Adelaida Rd, Paso Robles

Join LAFFORT® for our annual Rendezvous, a technical seminar addressing current trends in winemaking. The 2019 Rendezvous will address the growing trend for wines made with reduced levels of SO2. The talks will cover utilizing non-Saccharomyces yeast strains for microbial security in juice, processing techniques during juice and fermentation stages to enhance the anti-oxidant potential […]

Bio-Protection and Reducing So2

Webinar

Wine consumers in Europe have started a trend, demanding wines made with lower SO2. This consumer trend is forcing winemakers to change their winemaking protocols, reducing the SO2 additions throughout the life cycle of winemaking. Non-Saccharomyces yeast strains can be added during fruit processing to replace the first big SO2 addition, utilizing “bio-protection” to keep […]

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Laffort 2019 Rendez-Vous: Bio-Protection & Preventing Oxidation

Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center 2140A Wine Country Rd, Prosser, CA

Hosted by Darren Michaels - Technical Winemaker - Pacific Northwest Join LAFFORT® for our annual Rendez-vous, a technical seminar addressing current trends in winemaking. The 2019 Rendez-vous will address the growing trend for wines made with reduced levels of SO2. The talks will cover utilizing non-Saccharomyces yeast strains for microbial security in juice, processing techniques during […]

Free

Maximizing Wine Potential with Juice Fining

Webinar

Juice fining is an essential step in white and rose winemaking, but it is often an after thought or considered only for hard press juice segments. In this seminar, we will work to break down the myth about juice fining lowing the potential quality of a wine. We will introduce new fining agents, discuss the […]

Free

Join LAFFORT® for Our Annual Rendez-Vous: A Technical Seminar Addressing Current Trends in Winemaking.

Webinar

The 2020 Seminar will be online only due to the current health situation. Non-Saccharomyces Yeast Non-Saccharomyces yeasts: bio-protection & impact on sensory. (Lucy Joseph, UC Davis)          Non-Saccharomyces yeasts: direct application with harvest equipment. (Daniel Dycus, Laffort USA) Polysaccharides and Stability Polysaccharides in wine production (Dr Stephan Sommer, Fresno State) Optimizing color/tartrate stability: methods (Dr Sami […]

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