Effects of Temperature on Finished Wines - eProvenance Research Featured in Technical Review of the Comité Champagne

Published: April 5, 2021 by Sylvie Collas & Arnaud Descôtes in Comité Champagne

Champagne producers use all means at their disposal to obtain a quality product, in the vineyard as well as in the cellar. However, once the bottles are shipped out, it becomes harder to control the quality of the shipment through to the final consumer. Therefore is is important to know what influence the conditions of storage and transport might have. In numerous articles we have looked at the harmful consequences that light-strike (goût de lumière) can have, but what about temperature? A study was conducted in Champagne in 2014 by eProvenance, a company offering services for monitoring and analysis of wines storage and transport conditions around the world. in 2016, the Comité Champagne organizes a series of tests in order to determine the effects of exposure to cold and heat on the different components of Champagne.

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Impact de la température sur les vins terminés

Published: Oct. 5, 2020 by Sylvie Collas, Arnau Descôtes - Pôle Technique & Environnement du Comité Champagne in LE VIGNERON CHAMPENOIS - REVUE TECHNIQUE DU COMITÉ CHAMPAGNE

Les élaborateurs de Champagne mettent tout en œuvre pour obtenir un produit de qualité, aussi bien au vignoble qu’en cave. Cependant, une fois la bouteille chargée dans le camion d’expédition, il devient plus difficile pour le producteur de maîtriser la qualité de l'acheminement jusqu’au consommateur final. Il est donc important de connaître l’influence des conditions de stockage et de transport sur les vins terminés, afin de prescrire les consignes adéquates aux distributeurs et metteurs en marché. Nous avons traité, dans de nombreux articles, les conséquences néfastes que peut avoir un goût de lumière, mais qu’en est-il des températures ?

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Changing Tactics During A Pandemic: DTC Shapes Up & Ships Out in Record Numbers

Published: April 9, 2020 by eProvenance in eProvenance

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, wineries have been forced to close their tasting rooms. No longer able to sell directly in person, wineries have to seek alternatives to keep up their bottom line. Clearly, given the “pantry-stocking” surge in wine sales, the consumer interest is strong. As a result, wineries with a well-established DTC business are expanding it further, and many of those that haven’t been doing much DTC are ramping up to increase sales. Relying more heavily on DTC is a both a challenge and an opportunity. Wineries will need to take new steps to protect their wine quality during transport, and in so doing, they have a chance to engage their customers and build their brand.

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Chilling Out On Wine Delivery

Published: Dec. 14, 2019 by Kathleen Willcox in Wine Searcher

Shipping wine isn't like shipping dry goods, so why do we treat them the same?

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Climate Change Increases Need to Monitor Wines Shipments

Published: Sept. 16, 2019 by eProvenance in eProvenance

Monitoring shipment conditions has always been an important step in protecting wine quality. With climate change concerns on the rise, monitoring has become a critical step. eProvenance services can validate if your wine is being properly cared for and your channel is delivering on your quality promise.

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Wine Supply Chain Benefits from Improved Handling and Monitoring

Published: Dec. 17, 2018 by Lara L. Sowinski in Food Logistics

An integrated cold chain combined with advanced software solutions is resulting in less damage to product, along with enhanced customer experience and brand reputation.

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Temperature and Temperament in Champagne

Published: Oct. 16, 2017 by Christy Canterbury in Wine Business Monthly

High temperatures are bad for wine, bubblies included. eProvenance recently released a study conducted with the CIVC on temperature and temperament in Champagne, which confirmed that long exposure to high temperatures changes aromas, taste and color. It also changes the mousse of the wine and the performance of the cork.

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Sophisticated Monitoring System Can Detect Temperature Damage to Wine in Transit

Published: Nov. 30, 2016 by Elizabeth Hans McCrone in Wine Industry Network

No one knows exactly how much wine may become damaged due to temperature fluctuations during transport, but data collected by a savvy entrepreneur suggest the problem is much more widespread than commonly believed.

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En Magnum - Wine Innovator Award from Bettane+Dessauve

Published: Dec. 16, 2015 by Bettane+Dessauve in En Magnum Magazine

Renowned French wine critics Bettane+Dessauve recognize the work of eProvenance as a game changer helping to improve transport and storage conditions to protect fine wines.

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How To Maintain Quality Control After Wine Leaves the Winery

Published: Jan. 5, 2015 by Michael S. Lasky in Wine Business Monthly

You can control the optimum conditions for your wine before it leaves your facility or even a third-party warehouse. But once those bottles are on the way to the consumer or trade account, there is no standard for optimum shipping and handling. That’s where benchmarking and adopting new technologies can change how wines are safely transported.

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Sécuriser et Séduire le Consommateur

Published: Nov. 25, 2014 by Isabelle Montigaud in Réussir Vigne

Des puces pour plus de traçabilité. Les puces électroniques sont désormais des outils précieux pour lutter contre la contrefaçon, suivre la qualité du transport des vins, gérer au mieux les différentes étapes de vinification ou encore guider le consommateur dans ses choix.

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In vino novitas

Published: June 19, 2014 by Jérôme Baudouin in Le Monde

Nouvelles manière d'élaborer, de commercialiser et même de boire le vin : dans le monde viticole, pourtant réputé conservateur, les idées neuves foisonnent. Pour le meilleur, comme le montrent nos dégustations du millésime 2013

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Voyage en terrain connu

Published: March 20, 2014 by Grégory Pasquier in La Vigne

Les études menées par la société eProvenance et InterRhone montrent que beaucoup de vins subissent des températures excessives durant leur transport. Pour les éviter, il faut utliser des conteneurs réfrigérés.

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Tech with a Tap

Published: July 10, 2013 by Andrew Kaplan in

Over the past few years, QR Codes have become pretty commonplace, turning up on everything from movie ads to beverage labels. But as with most technologies, eventually something even more advanced comes along. Now, some believe that's a technology called Near Field Communication (NFC), which does away with the need for using a smartphone's camera to read a code. Instead, all you need do is tap the NFC-capable phone to the NFC tag.

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Burgundy's Ponsot Adopts In-Case Trackers

Published: May 17, 2013 by Rebecca Gibb in

New sensor means fine-wine customers will be able to see if their wines were transported and stored correctly.

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A digital battle to protect wine's fragile chemistry and integrity

Published: March 1, 2013 by Joel B. Payne in World of Fine Wine Magazine

Ensuring you have perfect storage conditions comes to nothing if your wine endures extremes of temperature before it even gets to you. Launched in November, eProvenance’s new sensor technology is designed to track a wine’s temperature as it passes around the world. And as Joel B Payne discovers, it may also help in the battle against fraud.

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Moving Wine is a Risky Business

Published: Feb. 1, 2013 by Christy Canterbury MW in Decanter Magazine

Christy Canterbury MW looks at the increasing importance of temperature control in the freight and storage of wine, and how fluctuations can adversely affect quality.

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Where in the World Is my Wine?

Published: March 1, 2012 by Suzanne Mastacich in

Whether it's wine for tonight's supper or a case bought at auction, pristine provenance has never been more important. Winemakers want nothing more than for you to uncork the wine they made. But with wine traveling to an increasing number of global markets, heat shock during transportation and storage can alter the aromas, flavors and color of wine, as well as damage the wine's ability to age.

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eProvenance tracks wine shipments with NFC

Published: Dec. 9, 2011 by Sarah Clark in

Adding NFC temperature sensors to cases of wine "will motivate importers to verify quality conditions, give retailers more information to share at point of sale, and lead consumers to check the quality of what they are buying," says the wine tracking specialist's founder.

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What's Greater, "Cooked," "Corked," or counterfeit wines? Some evidence

Published: July 25, 2011 by Tyler Colman in Dr. Vino's wine blog

Heat damage might be the biggest silent killer in the wine industry - more even than corked wine, which has much greater renown. In our recent discussion on "cooked" wine, Louise from eProvenance joined the discussion. Founded by Eric Vogt, a wine collector formerly of Boston Consulting Group, eProvenance can provide a detailed history of wines temperature during transit via an RFID tag inserted into either a case or tacked on to a pallet of wine.

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Supply Chain Temperature Swings

Published: May 1, 2011 by James Graham in Vineyard Winery & Management

Technology helps monitor the conditions experienced by wine during transport. (Pages 59-64)

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Liquid Assets: Ella Lister on trading in fine wine during the third quarter of 2010

Published: Dec. 10, 2010 by Ella Lister in The World of Fine Wine

Ella Lister charts the movers and shakers of the fine-wine world from July through September, before delving deep into provenance and the sticky issue of wine transportation-a double-edged sword in these days of high-profile global wine auctions.

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Bordeaux Wines Bust Price Records With High-Tech Radio Tags

Published: Dec. 6, 2010 by Elin McCoy in

The 128 cases of first and top second growths, in original wooden cases, carried tamperproof traceability seals and used eProvenance's radio-frequency and used eProvenance's radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to register whether they'd been subjected to extreme heat or cold during storage or shipping.

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Moving Wine

Published: Oct. 24, 2010 by Ed Soon in

How do you ensure that expensive top drop ordered online arrives in optimum condition?

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Bordeaux 2009: Provenance News

Published: Sept. 1, 2010 by John Stimpfig in Decanter Magazine

US Technology company eProvenance has confirmed it is to offer an 'Asset Protection' service for physical delivery of Bordeaux's 2009 vintage to customers next year.

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The Weakest Link

Published: July 1, 2010 by Anthony Rose in Decanter Magazine

The way in which a wine is stored and transported drastically affects its worth. Anthony Rose explains the importance of provenance.

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eProvenance: Some like it hot but most like it at the right temperature...

Published: June 18, 2010 by Margaret Rand in Financial Times

For the past few decades significant steps in wine quality have been led by technology and pushed through by winemakers determined to give consumers what they did not know they wanted. From cold fermentation to screwcaps, it is winemakers who have taken the initiative.

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Interview with Henning Thoresen Founder of 'Bordeaux Provenance'

Published: May 25, 2010 by Staff in

"We monitor every shipment with eProvenance - a temperature controlling device that tracks the temperature during transport. This is of course a more expensive way of doing things, but fine wine deserves the very best. When we're talking about the top wines in the world, the question is not about price but about provenance and the extra cost is a fraction of the price of the best Bordeaux wines . so this is a win-win for all parties. I can't say this enough - wine is fragile and must be handled with care."

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Credit-card-size sensor monitors wine temperatures during shipping

Published: April 23, 2010 by David Stoneberg in

It will take a cultural shift . one so drastic that shippers will care as much about a fine bottle of wine as they do now about a basket of strawberries. So said three men, Eric Vogt, Brian Tench and Chris Howell, who spoke recently about the current state of wine shipping. All three agreed that while shipping has improved over what it was 30 years ago, change is still required. And they offered a solution.

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eProvenance on French radio show "In Vino"<br>on BFM Radio

Published: March 13, 2010 by BFM Radio in BFM Radio

Bertrand Dechery, President of eProvenance France, was recently interviewed on the "In Vino" show on BFM Radio.<br><br>eProvenance &#224; le plaisir de vous convier &#224; &#233;couter l&#39;&#233;mission &#171; InVino &#187; sur BFM Radio &#224; laquelle nous avons &#233;t&#233; invit&#233;s.

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Provenance is all

Published: Feb. 22, 2010 by John Stimpfig in March 2010 issue of Decanter Magazine

A new player in Bordeaux will provide a "five-star" provenance certification on every case of wine it sells

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Transport et stockage du vin conditionn&eacute;

Published: Feb. 1, 2010 by Institut Rhodanien in

The 2009 Rh&ocirc;ne Valley Wine & Oenology Research Institute report on Best Practices for wine conservation prominently features eProvenance temperature research and information on Fine Wine Cold Chains in the transport and storage section. When viewing website link, click on "Charte sur les bonnes pratiques de conservation des vins de la Vall&eacute;e du Rh&ocirc;ne" and then select "Fiche 7: Transport et stockage du vin conditionn&eacute;"

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Berrys aim to be coolest

Published: Jan. 1, 2010 by Jancis Robinson in

You may remember my article last March about what happens to your wine en route. In it I outlined the efforts of a new, US-based company eProvenance to monitor the temperature of wine in transit and to develop a security system designed to minimise wine fraud.

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Here's to Riesling and responsibilities

Published: Jan. 1, 2010 by Jancis Robinson in

Here's what I hope for in 2010 in the happy little puddle of life that is the world of wine. ...Also on my wish list is that all those responsible for shipping and storing wine worth more than a few pounds a bottle would take their responsibilities seriously because wine can be fatally damaged if kept too hot or too cold. Berry Bros are aiming to be the first London wine merchant with a verified global Fine Wine Cold Chain, working with the firm eProvenance that has measured the temperatures in their cellars and in all their shipments from Bordeaux and Burgundy to the UK and thence to Hong Kong and Japan.

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Riders on the Storm

Published: Oct. 20, 2009 by Robert Parker in

In a post about eProvenance on his website, Robert Parker had this to say: "This is a huge step foward in the conservation and protection of wine needs to be adopted by all purveyors of fine wine at every level - from the winery to the broker, the importer to the wholesaler, and of course, to the retailer. Only with consumer outrage and demand can this be fully implemented, so I am enlisting the support of everyone who reads this bulletin board and encouraging them to take a look at what Eric Vogt has accomplished and how effectively his system works."

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Published: May 9, 2009 by J&eacute;r&eacute;me Baudouin in LA RVF

L'invention va r&eacute;volutionner le transport des grands vins. Gr&acirc;ce &agrave; une carte &agrave; puce gliss&eacute;e dans chaque caisse, les grands ch&acirc;teaux et leurs clients vont pouvoir v&eacute;rifier que le vin n'a pas souffert pendant le voyage.

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On provenance, shipping and harmful temperatures

Published: Feb. 16, 2009 by Steve Heimoff in

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Wireless wine tracked by eProvenance`s RFID

Published: Dec. 5, 2008 by Efrain Viscarolasaga in Mass High Tech

Every knight needs a crusade and a sword. For Belmont-based entrepreneur Eric Vogt, who was knighted as a Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite Agricole by the French Minister of Agriculture in 2006, that crusade is to protect the honor and integrity of fine wines. His weapon of choice? Radio frequency identification technology.

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A Smart Case of Wine

Published: Oct. 15, 2008 by Laurent Fintoni in Global Identification

Counterfeiting is a growing problem in the wine industry, with both producers and consumers suffering. To fight this, one company has devised a solution that can bring confidence to a bottle`s authenticity and provide a detailed history of it`s origin.

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Paging Vintage 2005

Published: Sept. 15, 2008 by Suzanne Gannon in Wines & Vines

Radio frequency identification monitors wines during distribution

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Cet indic numérique va protéger vos grands crus!

Published: May 30, 2008 by Jérôme Baudouin in La Revue du Vin de France

L’invention va révolutionner le transport des grands vins. Grâce à une carte puce glissé dans chaque caisee, les grand châteaux et lerus clients vont pouvoir verifier que le vin n’a pas souffer pendant le voyage.

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Une puce voyageuse à l’essai

Published: May 15, 2008 by Colette Goinère in La Vigne

Des châteaux bordelais testent un système qui enregistre les températures tout au long du tranport des vins.

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High Tech Tracking for Bordeaux

Published: May 5, 2008 by in

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Like lettuce or ice-cream, fine wines tackle how to keep cool

Published: May 5, 2008 by in Agence France-Presse

BORDEAUX, France - As prices for Bordeaux wine reach ever more astonishing levels, chateaux owners are finally tackling the tricky, and long ignored, issue of shipping and transport conditions by testing a new temperature tracking device.

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Cool runnings needed for fine wines

Published: April 28, 2008 by in

BORDEAUX, France (AFP) — As prices for Bordeaux wine reach ever more astonishing levels, chateaux owners are finally tackling the tricky, and long ignored, issue of shipping and transport conditions by testing a new temperature tracking device.

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Bordeaux châteaux pilot anti-counterfeit bottles

Published: April 15, 2008 by in Brand - The Journal of Brand Protection and enhancement

Several leading wine producing estates in Bordeaux, France, are trialling a three-pronged protection system that includes RFID-based time temperature systems.

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RFID tracking system stores wine bottle data

Published: April 8, 2008 by Annie Launois in

“Franco-American technology firm eProvenance has developed a tracking system for the wine industry, designed to preserve the quality of fine wines and trace their origin.”

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Leaving the wine cheats high and dry

Published: April 4, 2008 by in The Sunday Times

Chip technology is helping wine lovers to detect whether bottles of their favourite vintage are fake

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“eProvenance launches RFID-powered Intelligent Bottle”

Published: April 1, 2008 by Liz Wells in PACKAGINGNEWS.CO.UK

Eprovenance, a technology company specialising in the wine sector, has launched its Intelligent Bottle tracking system for wines.

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RFID powers the `intelligent wine bottle`

Published: March 31, 2008 by in USINGRFID.COM

eProvenance, a new company using advanced technologies to help guarantee the quality of wines, has unveiled an `Intelligent Bottle` and wine temperature tracking system to provide an e-pedigree from wine producers through to store shelves.

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An “Intelligent Bottle” from RFID

Published: March 31, 2008 by Michael Kachmar, Editor in Retail Reseller News

eProvenance (Boston), a new company seeking to improve the delivery of fine wines, has uncorked its “Intelligent Bottle,” which utilizes RFID as one of its core technologies. Founded in January 2007 by wine expert and entrepreneur Eric Vogt to ensure the “provenance” of every bottle of fine wine, the company is currently implementing programs with nine leading Bordeaux Chateaux. The wine industry typically defines “provenance” in terms of authenticity, traceability, and knowledge of storage temperatures.

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“Startup Service Adds Smarts to Fine Wine”

Published: March 28, 2008 by Mary Catherine O`Connor in RFID JOURNAL

A company named eProvenance is employing a combination of semi-active and passive RFID tags, as well as specialized ink, to track and authenticate bottles "from château to consumer."

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eProvenance`s Intelligent Bottle attempts to maintain quality of fine wine

Published: March 28, 2008 by Bhavana Navuluri in CBR-ONLINE

eProvenance, a European provider of advanced technology, aimed at ensuring that the quality of fine wines in maintained form the chateau to consumer, has introduced the Intelligent Bottle wine temperature tracking system.

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Tracing your bottle of wine

Published: March 28, 2008 by Evelyne Resnick in Wine Brands

When buying an older vintage of a fine wine, one always feels concerned about the storage and the handling by previous owners: how many people handled the bottle? Was it properly stored? How did it travel if the bottle came from an other country?

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“Time to get hot on temperature control”

Published: March 24, 2008 by Jancis Robinson in FINANCIAL TIMES

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“eProvenance: A wine provenance verification solution”

Published: March 24, 2008 by Steve Bachmann in VINFOLIO

A new company, eProvenance, just launched with a holistic solution for verifying a wine`s provenance (defined as "authenticity, traceability, and knowledge of storage temperatures"). Read the press release.

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