There is a growing interest in the search for innovative products that meet current expectations in terms of wine healthiness. The derivatives of chitin, the most abundant polymer on Earth after cellulose, meet these needs since they are not allergenic and are biodegradable, biocompatible and inexpensive.
In the first video seminar Bertrand Robillard describes the different properties of chitin that make it a very interesting product for the wine sector: flocculating, metal chelating and antioxidant properties.
Mathieu Cassien thoroughly describes the chelating and antioxidant abilities of these products, illustrating different experiments aimed at:
The seminar reproduced in this video was presented at the 9th edition of Enoforum (Vicenza, Italy, 5-7 May 2015). Seminar sponsored by Perdomini
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