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From the Field to the Bottle—An Integrated Strategy for Wine Authenticity

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School of Life Science and Environment, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, 5000-901 Vila Real, Portugal
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Faculty of Sciences, BioISI—Biosystems & Integrative Sciences Institute Campo Grande, University of Lisboa, C8 bdg, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal
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Geosciences Center, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 3030-790 Coimbra, Portugal
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National Institute for Agricultural and Veterinary Research (INIAV), 2565-191 Dois Portos, Portugal
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CQVR and Department of Physics, University of Trás-os-Montes & Alto Douro, 5001-801 Vila Real, Portugal
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These authors contributed equally to this work.
Beverages 2018, 4(4), 71; https://doi.org/10.3390/beverages4040071
Received: 3 August 2018 / Revised: 8 September 2018 / Accepted: 19 September 2018 / Published: 1 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Wine traceability)
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Abstract

The wine sector is one of the most economically important agro-food businesses. The wine market value is largely associated to terroir, in some cases resulting in highly expensive wines that attract fraudulent practices. The existent wine traceability system has some limitations that can be overcome with the development of new technological approaches that can tackle this problem with several means. This review aims to call attention to the problem and to present several strategies that can assure a more reliable and authentic wine system, identifying existent technologies developed for the sector, which can be incorporated into the current traceability system. View Full-Text
Keywords: wine authenticity; geographical origin; grapevine varietal identification and discrimination; bio-geochemical strategy wine authenticity; geographical origin; grapevine varietal identification and discrimination; bio-geochemical strategy
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Pereira, L.; Gomes, S.; Barrias, S.; Gomes, E.P.; Baleiras-Couto, M.; Fernandes, J.R.; Martins-Lopes, P. From the Field to the Bottle—An Integrated Strategy for Wine Authenticity. Beverages 2018, 4, 71.

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