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FOSS - a reliable partner in the wine industry

In less than a decade, FOSS has revolutionised wine analysis by providing rapid and reliable analytical solutions for all critical control points in the commercial wine making process.

What’s your return on investment?

Discover cost saving possibilities and new ways to improve wine quality with rapid wine analysis. Your local FOSS representative will help you find the right solution for your business.

Local support worldwide

FOSS is present in all major wine regions around the world. Our international experience and local presence enables us to deliver unrivalled knowledge and support to your doorstep.

FOSS Support

Wine Analysis and grape analysis - Valuable information through the process

In this video: Rapid testing of sulphur dioxide SO2 and other wineparameters is helping Italian wine producers Val D'OCA to safeguard quality while streamlining laboratory operations. 

FOSS solutions for must, grape and wine analysis help wine makers at all stages of wine production – from measuring grape soundness and maturity at harvest time through the fermentation process to key wine specifications before bottling. Latest news: The new WineScan SO2 features rapid, integrated measurement of free and total sulphur dioxide analysis.

Grape soundness

Grape soundness – how does it work

The FOSS grape soundness concept is based on the interaction
between microorganisms and their media – the
grapes. Each microorganism consumes metabolites from
the grape (sugars, amino acids, etc) and produces microbial
metabolites (ethanol, glycerol, etc).

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Controlling sweet wines with FTIR

Watch a video explaining how the OenoFoss analyser adds value at world-renowned wine estate Dr Loosen in the Mosel Valley. And read the full article in In Focus Magazine.

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So2 completes the picture

CasesSO2 completes the picture

Quality controllers at Portugal’s Adega Borba winery have always made good use of routine analysis technology in the production of their many vintages. Now the technology has been extended to include rapid tests of that all important parameter - sulphur dioxide (S02). The breakthrough in routine testing is allowing complete control of the winemaking process and a more rational use of SO2 in line with legal and consumer demands.

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Milkoscan FT+ milk analysis

FOSS and Mérieux NutriSciences sign Strategic partnership agreement to improve food safety

2016-07-04

Partnership lays the ground for both improved analytical services and the development of new analytical solutions that can target challenges faced by the food industry today

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CasesNeil Van Kooten, owner of Integral Laboratories talks about his experience with WineScan™.

“The user friendliness is fantastic – it is very easy to give the wine maker that feedback and say you need to focus on these areas, on these batches” – Hear more about Integral Lab’s experience with high sample throughput and freeing up resources with the WineScan™ Auto.

Wine analyser helps to make the best of great grapes

The Châteauneuf du Pape region needs little introduction as a source of quality wine. But even here, winemakers can always improve results.

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burgundy

CasesWe are calmer because we work with more precision

Small‐scale producers of quality wine in Burgundy have shared the investment in a Winescan™. They enjoy unlimited use of a state‐of‐the‐art wine analyser for under €1,000. a year with associated benefits including improved knowledge and decision‐making.

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CasesYou can see problems arising and take action.

Winemaker Richie Allen explains how even a super league winery can benefit from a handy new wine analyser taking up no more bench space than a shoebox.

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Smarter wine production

Whether you are a small winemaker, large bottling plant or independent wine analysis lab we can provide the wine analysis methods and solutions you need to be able to make the right decisions about harvesting, production and bottling.

Increase profitability

Investing in instruments for rapid wine analysis is an investment in opportunities and risk reduction. Continuous measurement and on-the-spot results help to • optimise harvest time • avoid stuck fermentation and downgrading of tanks • avoid increases in volatile acidity in barrels.

Perfect for the busy wine analysis laboratory

The frequent and accurate analysis results from FOSS FTIR technology help to make decisions throughout the wine making process from must measurements to finished wine.

Pre-calibrated solutions

Ready-to-use calibrations help you to get instant reliable results

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