A spokesperson from leading wine testing laboratory, la Estacion Enologica de Haro in the Rioja region of Spain, comments: “Bruker’s Wine-Profiling system has proven to be a very simple and fast analysis method. With less than 1 mL of sample and only 20 minutes of analysis time, we get a comprehensive report on each wine that is essential for its control and traceability”.
Gordon Burns, president of a major Californian wine testing laboratory, ETS Laboratories, commented: “Today’s global wine consumers demand more transparency than ever before. They want to trust the origin and integrity of what they buy, and their need for trust extends from the vineyard to point of sale throughout the supply chain. Meeting this growing demand will require a major change by the industry, and unimpeachable analytical evidence.
At ETS we know that verification creates trust, which can be built through validating the unique signature that can identify a wines’s origin, variety, and chain of custody at each point in its journey, from vineyard to glass. The Gold Standard analytical tool based on Bruker’s NMR creates a complete verification solution based in the product itself – a wine’s unique digital signature.
We are building the database of U.S. wines by partnering with Bruker to complement the already existing databases for other regions. Now, as a wine travels through a global supply chain, its unique digital signature will travel with it. This will further assure authenticity and identity while enhancing safety.