Last day for sample submissions (before 15:00 on the specific day)

12 December: Sterilities (and alcohol tolerance)
13 December: Yeast/Bacteria/Brett plating
13 December: All water analyses
14 December: 6-day Freeze test
15 December: Sterilities (no alcohol tolerance)
15 December: 3-day Freeze test
15 December: Aromas, Faults, Contaminants
18 December: Wine metals
18 December: Sorbic acid
19 December: Pinking
20 December: Closing date
3 January 2018: Opening date

Why choose us



The second edition of the popular Vinlab Manual is now available


New in this edition:

Guidelines for making special wine styles

Information on winery wastewater and drinking water analysis


The manual is available in both English and Afrikaans.

For more information contact Vinlab at

Tel +27 21 882 8866/7 or

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Other reasons why our clients love us

Personal and longstanding relationships with clients

Same-day results.

Results available online in real time.

Up to date with all advancements in the wine and winelab industries.

Focused on adding value by giving more than just numbers.

Highly qualified and knowledgeable team members.

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