LAKTIA, our new wine yeast wins AUSTROVIN 2020 innovation prize

Mar 10, 2020

From January 30th to February 1st this year, AUSTRO VIN, Austria’s leading trade fair for viniculture, fruit growing, cellar technology and marketing took place in TULLN, AUSTRIA. This wine fair is organized every two years.

Lallemand GmbH, our Austrian team, was present among the 240 exhibitors and presented our latest innovations for the wine industry.

We are proud to announce that LAKTIA™, one of our new wine yeast, just released last year, won the innovation prize in the Keller Technik (winemaking) category. LAKTIA™ is a selection from the Rioja region (Spain) yeast biodiversity able to acidify red and white wines during the alcoholic fermentation. It is a pure culture of Lachancea Thermotolerans. This selected natural wine yeast is the latest addition to our non-Saccharomyces portfolio.

The next edition of AUSTROVIN will take place from January 27th – January 29th, 2022, in Tulln.