BSG Wine and a major US yeast company, with consultation from Lisa Van de Water and multiple testing laboratories, have spent over 18 months developing an organic wine yeast nutrient. BSG OWN™ is compliant with USDA/NOP regulations for organic winemaking and has been reviewed and accepted by the CCOF.
- If initial YAN 150 ppm use 6 lb/1000 gallons (half at beginning of ferment and half at mid-ferment)
- If initial YAN 200 ppm use 4 lb/1000 gallons (half at beginning of ferment and half at mid-ferment)
- If initial YAN 250 ppm use 2 lb/1000 gallons for balance (add at mid-fermentation)
- Making organic wine from grapes with an initial YAN lower than 150 ppm is not recommended