RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 2003-2011

Application of selected yeasts in the wine industry. University – Company Agreement. Technical College of Agricultural Engineering. Polytechnic University of Madrid (2003-2004).

Use of selected yeasts in the creation of red wine. University – Company Agreement. Technical College of Agricultural Engineering., Polytechnic University of Madrid (2004-2005).

Development of diagnosis tools for Brettanomyces monitoring in wineries. Convenio Universidad-Empresa. Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (2004-2006)

Development of diagnosis tools for Brettanomyces monitoring in wineries.

Project CRAFT Coop-CT-2003-508445.  Participants: Dr. Moller und Schmeltz GMBH, Bionostra, Centre Technique Interprofessiones de la Vigne et d, Chambre d´Agriculture de la Gironde, Agrovin, Université Victor Segalen (Bordeaux II), Université de Montpellier I (Centre de Recherche et de Formation in Œnologie),  DSMZ – deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GMBH, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, (2004-2007).

Proposals for improvements in the industrial application of dry active yeasts in wineries in Castilla La Mancha through the study of its implementation and viability.

FEDER Project. University of Castilla-La-Mancha (2005-2008).

Selection of oenological yeasts with that kill Brettanomyces bruxelliensis.

Use in musts and wines. University – Company agreement. Department of Microbiology III, Complutense University of Madrid (2005-2006).

New applications of treatment with inactive yeast in winemaking: Effect on the content of biogenic amines. Petr Project. Institute of industrial fermentation IFI-CSIC (2006-2007).

Studies of feasibility of an inoculation in wines for malolactic fermentation.

University – Company Agreement.  Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences. University of Valencia. (UVEG) (2006-2007).

Optimization of yeast for oenological use.

Research Group, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences Area of Microbiology, University of Extremadura (UEX), Technical College of Agricultural Engineering, Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), Inmoempresa Program, Government of Castilla La Mancha (2007-2008).

Quality control of industrial production of dry active yeast and implementation of two strains of yeast in winemaking: BM58 (CECT13003) and BM60 (CECT13004). 

Institute of Agro-chemistry and Food Technology IATA-CSIC (2008-2009).

Preparation of red musts in warm areas with high usage of the wine yeasts selected.

CENIT Project.: Development of oenological and viticultural methods and strategies to combat climate change. Application of new technologies that improve the efficiency of the resulting processes.  Technical College of Agricultural Engineering, Polytechnic University of Madrid. (2008-2011).

Selection and improvement of strains of lactic acid bacteria to develop malolactic fermentation in new winemaking conditions resulting from climate change. CENIT DEMETER Project Department of Microbiology Faculty of Biological Sciences University of Valencia (UVEG) (2008-2011).

Nitrogenous nutrients in alcoholic fermentation: necessity and effect on development. Rovira i Virgili University (RiV) Institute of Agro-chemistry and Food Technology IATA-CSIC. CENIT Project.: DEMETER (2008-2011).

Aspects that influence the quality of sparkling wines produced using the traditional method. Rovira i Virgili University (RiV) Institute of Agro-chemistry and Food Technology IATA-CSIC. CENIT Project.: DEMETER (2008-2011).

Use of killer strains for biological control of Brettanomyces bruxelliensis in wine fermentation. University – Company Agreement.  Department of Microbiology III, Complutense University of Madrid (2009-2010).