(Austria) An abbreviation for Klosterneuburger Mostwaage, a measurement of must weight used in Austria. A more widespread equivalent, which is used in Germany, is the Oechsle scale. Elsewhere you are more likely to hear of Baumé and Brix. 1 KMW is equivalent to approximately 5 Oechsle. It is vital for the winemaker to determine the must weight in ...
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Abbreviation for Klosterneuburger Mostwaage, a unit of measure for the Mostgewicht, by August Wilhelm Baron von Babo (1827-1894) was developed in 1861. 1 ° KMW equals 1% sugar in the must.
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