[nafex] Wine pH and Acidity (offsubject) was: Re: soil ph, measuring

Christopher Mauchline mauch1 at aol.com
Tue May 30 15:51:18 EDT 2000


> I have heard all kinds of complaints about ph meters. I run a 
couple of 
> hundred titrations on wine a year. It is accurate, dependable and 
> cheap. All you need is a burette, and a couple of common chemicals.
Titration measures total acidity which is interrelated to pH, but not
identical to it.  When making wine, I care about both, but more about 
the pH.  I do titration on my wine (actually my juice/must) as well, 
and am very pleased with the meter that I own (and it is easier than 
titration).

Chris Mauchline
SE PA, zone 6

--- In nafex at egroups.com, Carolyn Wood <natvwine at c...> wrote:
> Chris Mauchline wrote:
> >I have a pH meter for measuring the pH of juice for winemaking.  It
> >is accurate, but not usable on soils.  Cost over $200, and the 
sensor
> >(which supposedly needs replaced often) costs $35.
> 
> I have heard all kinds of complaints about ph meters. I run a 
couple of 
> hundred titrations on wine a year. It is accurate, dependable and 
> cheap. All you need is a burette, and a couple of common chemicals.
> 
> Does anyone on the list know how to prepare a standard sample of 
soil 
> for titration to measure ph?
> Thanks from central Utah,   Bob


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