Alcoholic strength analysis is carried out by two methods, depending on the type of sample and the purpose of the analysis:

Determination by distillation: this method is used for resolving legal problems such as labelling issues.

Amount to send: 300ml

Determination by FTIR: this rapid method has been developed at Campden BRI using a FOSS Winescan. It is suitable for most wines/fortified wines and is accurate to ± 0.1 g/litre.

Amount to send: 100ml

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If you would like further information or prices please email us at or call our switchboard on +44(0)1386 842000 and they will be happy to direct your call to the relevant person.

Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation

The Campden BRI group companies listed below are both accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO17025:2017 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope of methods, specific to each site, as detailed in the schedules of accreditation bearing the testing laboratory number. The schedules may be revised from time to time and reissued by UKAS. The most recent issue of the schedules are available from the UKAS website

Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1079 Campden BRI (Nutfield) is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1207