Artificially aging wine via ultrasound

  1. Apr 9, 2009 #1
    The miracle machine that turns cheap plonk into vintage wine - in just half an hour

    I don't know enough about how wine ages to debate the above, but the following set the alarm bells off in my head:

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  3. Jun 11, 2009 #2

    Greg Bernhardt

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    True, how does aging orange juice make it taste fresher? :confused:
  4. Jun 11, 2009 #3
    My understanding is that wine ages by the acids and alcohol in the wine reacting slowly and producing esters which gives older wines their fragrances. I don't know how ultrasound would do that.
  5. Jun 15, 2009 #4
    It's a complex chemical process and this product is bogus. Some beers age in the same way.
  6. Jun 15, 2009 #5
    This some kind of joke?
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