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DNA Test for Wine

Augustus Weed
Issue: July 31, 2009

Ever wonder whether that blue-chip bottle in your cellar is the genuine article? A new test can check by examining the DNA of the wine. Developed by Applied DNA Sciences, BioMaterial Genotyping uses a wine's DNA like a fingerprint to determine if it matches a bottle with certified provenance.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 12, 2009.

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