Wine analysis to check quality and authenticity by fully-automated1H-NMR
BIO Web of Conferences
Fully-automated high resolution 1 H-NMR spectroscopy offers unique screening capabilities for food quality and safety by combining non-targeted and targeted screening in one analysis (15-20 min from acquisition to report). The advantage of high resolution 1 H-NMR is its absolute reproducibility and transferability from laboratory to laboratory, which is not equaled by any other method currently used in food analysis. NMR reproducibility allows statistical investigations e.g. for detection of
... for detection of variety, geographical origin and adulterations, where smallest changes of many ingredients at the same time must be recorded. Reproducibility and transferability of the solutions shown are user-, instrument-and laboratory-independent. Sample preparation, measurement and processing are based on strict standard operation procedures which are substantial for this fully automated solution. The non-targeted approach to the data allows detecting even unknown deviations, if they are visible in the 1 H-NMR spectra of e.g. fruit juice, wine or honey. The same data acquired in high-throughput mode are also subjected to quantification of multiple compounds. This 1 H-NMR methodology will shortly be introduced, then results on wine will be presented and the advantages of the solutions shown. The method has been proven on juice, honey and wine, where so far unknown frauds could be detected, while at the same time generating targeted parameters are obtained.