Current techniques used for Romanian wine characterization- A review


Teodora Alexandra Iordache, Fulvia Ancuta Manolache, Maria Cristina Todasca

Volume 26, Issue 3;
Pages: 191-199; 2020
ISSN: 2069-0053 (print) (former ISSN: 1453-1399), Agroprint;
ISSN (online): 2068-9551

Wine, especially the red one, is grown for more than 10 000 years, worldwide. One important aspect regarding its distribution on the market and consumer s confidence is wine authenticity. Authenticity, in terms of geographical origin, vineyard and “terroir”, it is the specific definition of one wine, of each vine. This review aims to summarize the most important analytical techniques used for authentication and characterization of principal parameters of Romanian wines especially in the last ten years. Among other, the review will focus on the most relevant, actual information found on spectroscopic, vibrational techniques, trace elemental analysis, chromatographic methods and isotopic ratios assessments used.
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