Start Date: Sep 01, 2011
End Date: Jan 31, 2014
Wines will be produced from both Syrah and Pinot noir grapes and inoculated with pediococci previously isolated from wines. Bacterial growth, changes in chemical composition (volatile acidity, diacetyl, etc.), and the synthesis of biogenic amines will be determined using already established methods. Wines will be further analyzed by sensory evaluation using a trained panel.