Analytical Services for Wine, Brewing, Cider, and Distillate

New Lab Hours: The lab will be open Monday through Thursday 9-5 for the rest of 2019. Please email before sending samples.

Lab Closure: The lab will be closed 11/4/2019 through 11/9/2019 and will reopen 11/11/2019. Please do not send any samples in during this time. 

lab rates buttonPlease see here for our current rates and contact the lab at to submit samples.

Please remember to always notify the lab in advance when sending samples. Allow at least 24 hours for results.            

Contact us at or 828-406-6014


Craft beverage services at Appalachian State University include the analysis of grape, wine, must, beer, hops, barley, and distillate samples. Our mission is to support the production of consistent, high quality products by providing analytical services coupled with technical assistance to growers and producers.

Contact us to create a Member Access account for ordering services and receiving data. 

For more information on wine, juice, cider, and distillate analysis, see: Wine / Cider

For more information on beer, wort, and hops analysis, see: Brewing

The Enology Services Lab was developed from a Small Business Administration grant in 2009 with the objective of supporting the sustainability of the North Carolina wine industry through quality control and consistency. Funding through the GoldenLEAF Foundation has enabled us to expand the capacity of the lab.



While individual analyses are still available, we have structured reduced-rates for panels to keep lab services accessible to small businesses.

Please see here for our current rates and contact the lab at to submit samples.

If you are interested in basic laboratory, sensory, or equipment training, you can find workshop information here.



This program recieved support from the GoldenLEAF Foundation.


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