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VINOPAL provides accurate information about the presence and level of Pediococcus and Lactobacillus at any time, and especially during harvest. These bacteria can quickly multiply, making early detection critical so wine can develop as intended.

Product Details

Rapid identification of lactic acid bacteria with VINOPAL during malolactic fermentation will allow winemakers to take immediate corrective action.


  • Powered by VERIFLOW®

  • Accurate, sensitive and specific to 13 Lactobacillus species known to be present in wine 

  • Accurate, sensitive and specific to 3 Pediococcus species known to be present in wine

Main Benefits

  • Quantifies viable Pediococcus and Lactobacillus in less than 3 hours

  • Robust detection even in juice or young wines 

  • Identify at-risk lots to isolate and prevent cross-contamination

  • Requires only minutes of hands-on time to perform the test 

Early Detection at Low Levels


  • Manage bacteria during harvest


  • Dedicated customer support and Scientific Affairs team



VERIFLOW technology is AOAC certified for foodborne pathogen detection, developed in conjunction with Jackson Family wines, and has been validated by a variety of award-winning, quality-centric wineries around the world.

Test for:

  • Pediococcus and Lactobacillus  

VINOPAL is ideally suited for use in the winery with affordable per-test cost. Sample collection and prep is simple, and can be completed by enologists and winemakers with minimal training.