Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute
Laboratory Analysis Price List

Analysis Method Min. Sample
Required (mL)
Price per
sample ($)
pH Hydrogen ion concentration pH meter 100 12
TA Titratable acidity Titration 100 15
VA Volatile acidity Cash still 100 22
OH Alcohol Ebulliometer 200 25
EOH Ethanol NIR 100 25
RSE Residual sugar (%RS) Enzymatic by spec 20 30
TSS Total soluble solids (Brix) Refractometer/DMA 100 20
FSO2 Sulfur dioxide, free Aeration/oxidation 100 20
TSO2 Sulfur dioxide, total Aeration/oxidation 100 20
MAL Malic acid HPLC or Enzymatic 20 35
FZ Freeze test @-4°C 100 15
CT Cold stability Conductivity test at 0°C 200 30
HT Protein stability Heat test + turbidity 100 18
SEN Sensory analysis Organoleptic 750 40
YAN Yeast Assimilable Nitrogen Spectrophotometric/Enzymatic 100 Berries or 20ml juice 35
AA Acetic acid Enzymatic by spec 20 25
OAP Organic Acid Panel HPLC 100 35
FP Fermentation Panel HPLC 100 35
SA Sanitation Audit Various n/a 100
Discount Packages
Fundamental Wine Analysis Package
pH, TA, VA, OH, FSO2, TSO2 — 375 mL Sample — Discount Package Price = $90
Finished Wine Analysis Package
pH, TA, VA, OH, RS, FSO2, TSO2, FZ, HT, SEN — 2 x 750 mL Samples — Discount Package Price = $184
Fermentation Monitoring
OH, RS — 200 mL Sample — Discount Package Price = $30
Juice Package
pH, TA, TSS — 100 mL Sample — Discount Package Price = $20