Invisible Sentinel and Jackson Family Wines Bring Wine-Quality Test to Worldwide Market
January 06, 2014
Veriflow® BRETT Now Validated in Laboratories and Wineries for Same-Day Detection of Brettanomyces
PHILADELPHIA, PA and SANTA ROSA, CA–(Marketwired – May 5, 2014) – Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life-sciences company that develops and manufactures molecular diagnostics, and Jackson Family Wines, the international wine company based in Sonoma County, announced today the commercialization of a first-in-class test to detect Brettanomyces in wine.
The commercial launch and implementation of this diagnostic assay, called Veriflow® BRETT, follows validation of its accuracy and utility in multiple California wineries and laboratories of Jackson Family Wines, in addition to third party wineries and laboratories on both the East and West Coasts.
Veriflow® BRETT has been jointly developed by the two companies with the use of Invisible Sentinel’s proprietary Veriflow® technology and is being jointly marketed.
“Our collaboration with Jackson Family Wines has expedited the development and commercialization of a paradigm changing tool for rapid detection of Brettanomyces at the winery,” said Nick Siciliano, Chief Executive Officer of Invisible Sentinel. “We are proud that Jackson Family Wines has adopted Veriflow® BRETT to further ensure the quality of its acclaimed wines and we are working together to make this diagnostic tool available to the entire industry.”