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For use by: Large wine producers and analytical service laboratories.

Technology: Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR)

Typical testing volume: > 50 samples per day.

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.

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Sulphite analysis with WineScan™ SO2

All-in-one wine analysis including sulphite analysis

Since its introduction in 1999 WineScan™ has revolutionised rapid routine wine analysis for winemakers and laboratories around the world providing fast and accurate analysis of over 30 critical quality control parameters. WineScan™ can be configured with or without the SO2 feature. Latest news: The new WineScan™ SO2 features rapid, integrated measurement of free and total sulphur dioxide analysis.

See how WineScan™ works

WineScan™ makes consistent quality a matter of routine.

CasesSecure quality control at all stages

“One of the benefits with WineScan™ is the very low operating cost…the cost of chemicals is almost zero…they are extremely robust and reliable instruments” – Andy Frost, Manager Hear more about how Pernod Ricard in New Zealand uses Winescan’s to secure quality control at all stages.

CasesImprove operations and logistic with WineScan™

“I believe WineScan™ is the right solution for a large winery like ours… Savings in reagents is a huge advantage”. Fabiola Matamala, Lab Manager, Conca Y Toro.

Versatile solution

WineScan™ is available with free and total SO2 analysis. WineScan™ is also available in three main configurations to address different wine making problems.

Winescan Case

CasesWineScan™ from vinyard to bottle

How WineScan™ is used to ensure consistent quality year in, year out.

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Central configuration, support and surveillance

Mosaic™ networking software from FOSS lets your specialist team configure, manage and monitor your FOSS equipment via the Internet.

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New revolution: WineScan™ features sulphur dioxide analysis

The new WineScan™ SO2 features fast and accurate analysis of free and total sulphur dioxide simultaneously with other parameters in just one minute.

Accurate information during wine fermentation

With WineScan™ you can test a variety of sample types, including must, must during the fermentation process and finished wine. Suitable for use at the weighbridge or in the laboratory, WineScan™ gives accurate wine analysis results for a wide range of parameters.

Customised WineScan™

WineScan™ is delivered with a variety of ready-to-use calibrations for analysis of must, must during the fermentation process or finished wine. And if you need further calibrations, our WinISI™ calibration tool can help you configure them.

WineScan™ technology

WineScan™ incorporates a Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) wine analysis unit and an optional VIS Colour unit. New models will also include the option of an SO2 unit. This consists of a gas cuvette in which the evaporated SO2 is measured using FTIR technology.

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What can routine analysis do for you?

Contact your local FOSS representative to discuss the possibilities

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