Wine Yeast



  • Bioferm Professional Blanc Yeast 7g
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae var. Cerevisiae. Specially selected for the fermentation of white table wines with special regard to the natural aroma of the original fruit/grapes (produces very few secondary aromas).
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  • Bioferm Professional Champagne Yeast 7g
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae var. bayanus Yeast with a high alcohol (17% vol.) and high SO2 (25-30 mg free SO2/litre) tolerance. Produces very few by-products while fermenting consistently. Especially suitable for sparkling wines; also for restarting a stuck fermentation. Can be used for the second fermentation of beers.
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  • Bioferm Professional Rouge Yeast 7g
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae var. Cerevisiae. Yeast specially selected for the fermentation of red, aromatic wines with a higher production of esters and fatty acids. Frequently used for Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Merlot. Quick start. Contains a “killer” factor to inhibit wild yeasts.
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  • Champagne Yeast 80g
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. bayanus. Yeast that provides a neutral fermentation with a high sulphite resistance (up to 25-30 mg free SO2 per litre). Ensures a consistent and persistent fermentation. Also in case of stalled wines, re-fermentation and sparkling wines and for second fermentation in beers. Temperature range: 15-30 °C. Alcohol tolerance: up to 17 % vol. Dosage: 2 g/10 litres in normal conditions. 4 g/10 litres for other...
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  • GOFERM (Starter Nutrient) 1kg
    Go-Ferm Rehydration Nutrient is added to yeast starter cultures.  It provides the proper micronutrients to feed your yeast and allow them to create healthy cells prior to pitching.  Very effective in high alcohol situations.  Recommended dosage is 1.25 grams per 1 gram of yeast (10 g should be used for an 8 g yeast packet), which should then be mixed with 17 mls of water per one gallon of must.
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  • Lalvin All Purpose (K1V-1116) All Purpose 5g
    Selected by the Institut coopératif du vin in Montpellier among numerous killer strains isolated and studied by Pierre Barre at INRA, the K1V-1116 strain was the first competitive factor yeast to go into commercial production and has become one of the most widely used active dried wine yeasts in the world. The K1V-1116 strain is a rapid starter with a constant and complete fermentation between 10° and 35°C (50° and 95°F), capable of...
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  • Lalvin Burgundy (RC 212) Red Wine Yeast 5g Best Before Feb 2017
    The Bourgovin RC 212 strain was selected from fermentations produced in the Burgundy region by the Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne (BIVB). It was selected for its ability to ferment a traditional heavier-style Burgundian Pinot Noir. The RC 212 is a low-foaming moderate-speed fermenter with an optimum fermentation temperature ranging from 20° to 30°C (68° to 86°F). A very low producer of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and sulfur...
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  • Lalvin Champagne (EC-1118) 125g *****
    The EC-1118 strain was isolated, studied and selected from Champagne fermentations. Due to its competitive factor and ability to ferment equally well over a wide temperature range, the EC-1118 is one of the most widely used yeasts in the world. Oenological properties and applications The fermentation characteristics of the EC-1118 — extremely low production of foam, volatile acid and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) — make this strain an excellent...
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  • Lalvin Champagne (EC-1118) 500g Pack Large *****
    The EC-1118 strain was isolated, studied and selected from Champagne fermentations. Due to its competitive factor and ability to ferment equally well over a wide temperature range, the EC-1118 is one of the most widely used yeasts in the world. Oenological properties and applications The fermentation characteristics of the EC-1118 — extremely low production of foam, volatile acid and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) — make this strain an excellent...
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  • Lalvin Champagne (EC-1118) 5g Best Before April 2017
    The EC-1118 strain was isolated, studied and selected from Champagne fermentations. Due to its competitive factor and ability to ferment equally well over a wide temperature range, the EC-1118 is one of the most widely used yeasts in the world. Oenological properties and applications The fermentation characteristics of the EC-1118 — extremely low production of foam, volatile acid and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) — make this strain an excellent...
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  • Lalvin Nouveau (71B-1122) 5g
    Selected in Narbonne at the Institut national de recherche en agriculture (INRA) by J. Maugenet. The selection was designed to isolate yeasts that would produce a fruity yet fresh character in wine that would live long after fermentation. Oenological properties and applications The 71B strain is a rapid starter with a constant and complete fermentation between 15° and 30°C (59° and 86°F) that has the ability to metabolize high amounts (20%...
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  • Lalvin QA23 Wine Yeast 5g
    Successfully ferments highly clarified must Recommended for production of fresh, fruity, clean white wines like Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc, Chenin blanc, Colombard and Semillon. Starting Speed: Moderate Fermenting Speed: Fast Temperature Range: 14-28°C Alcohol Tolerance: 16% Nutrient Requirement: Low Dosage: 5g in 12.5-20 litres Net Weight: 5 g
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  • Lalvin White Wine (ICV/D-47) 5g Best Before Feb 2017
    This strain was isolated from grapes grown in the Côtes-du-Rhône region of France by Dr. Dominique Delteil, head of the Microbiology Department, Institut coopératif du vin (ICV), in Montpellier. ICV D-47 strain was selected from 450 isolates collected between 1986 and 1990. Oenological properties and applications The ICV D-47 is a low-foaming quick fermenter that settles well, forming a compact lees at the end of fermentation. This strain...
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  • Red Star Professional Wine Yeast Pasteur Red5g Best before 12/14
    This strain guarantees a fast start of the fermentation process while taking immediately the upper hand on the indigenous flora. Good alcohol resistance (till 15% vol.). Present a complete and regular fermentation kinetic within a wide temperature range from 17°C to 30°C. Low volatile acidity and acetaldehyde production under suitable nutritional conditions.   Strain able to improve the softness and the roundness of full bodied wines...
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  • Super Wine Yeast Compound 60g
    Super Wine Yeast Compound 60g drum Specially formulated for High Alchol. Speedy fermentation and clearing.
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  • Vinegar culture 100ml
    Vinegar mother-culture For starting up wine vinegar, apple vinegar, etc. Content: 100 ml. From wine to vinegar Natural vinegar can only be produced out of alcoholic beverages such as cider, wine or fruit wines. Vinegar is formed by acetic bacteria out of the alcohol. The wines need to be light or slightly acetic and not too high in alcohol content (rather not higher than 8 to 10 ABV, eventually thin down). As sulphite weakens the acetic bacteria...
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  • Vintner's Harvest Yeast - BV7 8g (Dry and sweet white wines)
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae – Ideal for full bodied, full flavoured dry and sweet white wines.   BV7 will both preserve and enhance the grape variety and terroir, promoting excellent flavour complexity, good wine structure and balance but especially FULL AROMATIC FLAVOUR.  To appreciate the impact of BV7, split a chardonnay must, fermenting half with CL23 and the remainder with BV7 – you will be amazed at the impact of the yeast...
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  • Vintner's Harvest Yeast - CL23 8g (Dry white/ blush/ sparkling wines. High alcohol)
    Saccharomyces Bayanus – Ideal for crisp, fresh dry white/blush and all sparkling wines.  Also the best strain for high alcohol tolerance.   CL23 produces very low levels of fusel oils and other congener compounds during fermentation and so does not contribute much to wine flavour or aroma and can therefore be considered to be a particularly neutral / clean fermenter.  However CL23 does contribute significantly to the wines...
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  • Vintner's Harvest Yeast - CR51 8g (Red Wine)
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae – Perfect for light, fruity red wines for early consumption   CR51 will enhance ripe berry fruit flavours in light and fruity red wines and introduce a velvety texture perfect for Valpolicella and especially for Beaujolais style wines.  This strain has an almost unique ability to confer a smooth even ‘silky’ quality to the wine, perfect for early consumption young reds.   CR51 is a medium...
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  • Vintner's Harvest Yeast - CY17 8g (Sweet Whites/ Country Wines)
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae - Perfect for sweet white/blush and dessert wines from grape and particularly from country fruits & flowers.   CY17 produces high levels of desirable congeners during fermentation including aromatic thiols, imparting rich fruity aromatics, full body and ‘tropical’ flavour characteristics to the wine.  CY17 is also noted for high glycerol formation further enhancing sweetness.   This is a slow...
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  • Vintner's Harvest Yeast - MA33 8g (Fruity Whites)
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae  –  Acid reducing strain excellent for fruity white & blush country wines especially where residual sugars are desired. MA33 has the ability to metabolize between 30 and 35% of malic acid making this strain the perfect choice for country fruits which are naturally high in acid.  Reducing malic acid will soften the wine and give a vin nouveau character for early consumption with a balanced palate. ...
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  • Vintner's Harvest Yeast - R56 8g (Complex Reds)
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae  –  Ideally suited for rich, full bodied red wines with exceptional flavour complexity.   Noted for exceptional depth and flavour complexity, R56 exhibits complex aromatics during fermentation conferring an old world quality which one might only expect from natural flora multiple strain fermentations.     Unusually for complex aromatic strains, R56 still respects the varietal character of the...
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  • Vintner's Harvest Yeast - SN9 8g (Champagnes, Restart and Cider Yeast)
    Saccharomyces Bayanus  –  Very good all round strain, best choice for high alcohol and fortified wines but also excellent for most country wines, sweet sparkling wines and ciders.   If you only had one wine yeast strain, this would be the strain because whilst being relatively neutral in character SN9 does introduce excellent weight and structure no matter the must or fruit and produces a congener profile that always compliments...
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  • Vintner's Harvest Yeast - VR21 8g (Country Reds)
    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae –  Exceptional strain for full fruit varietal and country red wines promoting good structure, balance and colour.   The majority of yeast strains strip out fruit flavour and colour from the must, not so with VR21 which is particularly noted for preserving and retaining the natural fruit characteristics of the grape / country fruit and enhancing palate length.     VR21 is a relatively neutral strain...
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  • Young's All Purpose Red Wine Yeast 5g
    This yeast produces red wines which are well rounded and full of fruit flavour - suitable for any style of red wine. Suitable for up to 5 gallons of wine.
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  • Young's Bordeaux Red Wine Yeast 5g
    A strain of yeast chosen from over 150 available worldwide, involving several thousand individual fermentations. It improves body and confers beautiful fruit flavours to red wines. The pack contains 5 gram of yeast which is enough for 23 litres.
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  • Young's Bordeaux White Wine Yeast 5g
    Young's All Purpose White Wine Yeast Sachet 5g This yeast produces white or blush wines which are exceptionally crisp and clean. Suitable for any style of white or blush wine. This sachet will make 5 gallons (23 litres)
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  • Young's Burgundy Red Wine Yeast 5g
    Youngs Burgundy Type Wine Yeast Confers exceptional depth and complexity to red wines. Each sachet is sufficient for up to 5 gallons (23 litres) of wine
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  • Young's Champagne Wine Yeast 5g
    Exceptionally clean and fresh, although selected for champagne it is also suitable for any sparkling wine. Use for up to 5 gallons of wine - no rehydration required.
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  • Young's Re-Start Wine Yeast 5g
    Selected for retarting stuck fermentations. High success rates can be expected where the wine is below 8% ABV and within pH range 3.0 - 3.5. Use for up to 5 gallons of wine
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  • Young's Super Wine Yeast Compound Sachet 7g
    Young's Super Wine Yeast Compound Sachet 7g Specially formulated for high alcohol, speedy fermentation and clearing This sachet is sufficient for 1 GALLON OR 4.54 LITRES. Enough yeast for 6 bottles of wine.
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