- Institution: Universidad de La Rioja
- Department/Service: Departamento de Agricultura y Alimentación
Institute of Grapevine and the Wine Ciences
C/ Madre de Dios, 51
26006 Logroño (La Rioja)
- Web: https://www.unirioja.es/dptos/
Fernanda Ruiz Larrea
Phone number: (+34) 941299749
Microbial group/s: Bacteria and yeasts
Total number of strains: 196
Taxa (number of strains):
Yeasts (Brettanomyces and others)
Isolation source/Origin: Lactic bacteria: isolated from grape, musts, wines with D. O. Ca. Rioja
Acetic bacteria: isolated from vinegars
Yeasts: wine spoilers
Preservation method: Freezing -80 °C
Information management: Excel
Identification at species (lactic and acetic bacteria) and genus (yeasts) level based on molecular biology methods of DNA.
oenology, characterization, antimicrobials
Microbial and Oenological Biotechnology. Molecular characterization and ecology of bacterial resistance to antimicrobials.Antimicrobial activity of bacteriocins and natural products. New antimicrobials and new therapeutic strategies.
Brief historical review
The collection began in 1994, and gradually, with consecutive doctoral theses and end-of-degree studies, it has grown with bacterial isolates (lactic and acetic bacteria) from grapes, grape must, wine and vinegar, and yeast samples, especially altering of wines, of the Brettanomyces type.