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Units of measurement

The following units of measurement or terms relating to measurements, analyses, evaluations, statistics and volumes are relevant to the subject of wine. See also other lists of measurement-related terms under the keywords barrel types, surface measures, bottles, hollow measures and wine vessels.

Maßeinheiten - Hektar, Refraktometer, Vinometer

Alcohol content to acidimetry

BAC to yield

Volatile acids up to carbon dioxide pressure

Lot to pycnometer

  • Lot (assortment of wines)
  • Metabolomics (chemical conversion of substances)
  • Must weight (sugar content in grapes = potential alcohol content in wine)
  • Nutritional value (ingredients of a food in kilocalories)
  • Nominal volume (standardised indication of wine volume on e.g. bottles)
  • Non-volatile acids (non-volatile types of acid)
  • Oechsle (unit of must weight)
  • optical rotation capacity (identification of substances)
  • pH value (potentia Hydrogenii = potential hydrogen)
  • Plato (unit of must weight)
  • PNA-FISH (Peptide Nucleic Acid Fluorescence In Situ Hybridisation)
  • Polarimeter (ratio of glucose and fructose)
  • Ppm (Parts per million, unit of measurement for smallest quantities)
  • Pycnometer (determination of relative density)

QDA to reducing sugar

Acids to sugar content

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