What is the source of ochratoxin A in wine?


During a microvinification trial using natural mouldy grapes from a research experimental vineyard, ochratoxin A (OTA) contaminated white wine was obtained. Potential OTA-producing mycobiota of grape samples used in this microvinification process was assessed. Only Aspergillus carbonarius isolates were detected as producers of OTA. Our report is a strong… (More)


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@article{Cabaes2002WhatIT, title={What is the source of ochratoxin A in wine?}, author={F. J. Caba{\~n}es and Francesc Accensi and M Rosa Bragulat and Marco Abarca and Gemma Castell{\'a} and Santiago M{\'i}nguez and A. Pons}, journal={International journal of food microbiology}, year={2002}, volume={79 3}, pages={213-5} }