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Welcome to Frind Lab Services. We are a BCWA VQA certified lab with state of the art technology and an extensive variety of available tests. Our quick turnaround times will help you with all of your winemaking and bottling needs. To submit samples to the lab, please download and fill out the order request form below and email it to lab@frindwinery.com. If you require fast results, please call in advance so we can prepare for your samples. Samples can be dropped off at Frind Estate Winery from 7:00 - 4:00 Monday - Friday. Please call 778-754-8051 upon arrival and someone will meet you to collect your samples. 

Same Day Sample Drop Off: Samples dropped off before 3:00pm will receive same day results; our packages and routine services have a turnaround time of as little as 30 minutes! Drop off your samples and have a drink or bite to eat at our cafe while you wait.

After Hours & Weekend Sample Drop Off: Drop off your samples any time after hours or on weekends. There is a fridge available outside Production 2 for easy sample drop off. Select a confidential bin (soil, plant and beer) or a numbered brown bag (wine bottles) and email or text the lab and let us know what bin you have dropped your samples off in. Emails and numbers are on the fridge!

*Frind's with Benefits Account* We are now offering an easier way to manage your invoices! You can now deposit money and have an account with the lab. Please call Tara or email lab@frindwinery.com for details. *COMING SOON*




*Frind Lab Services now offers soil and plant services! Monitoring soil and plant nutrients is essential to successful crop growth. We can help with your vineyard, orchard and any other crop services you may require. We have multiple packages available for you or, you can select the specific tests you require. We have quick turnaround times to help you make essential decisions quickly. If there is something you are interested in testing and don't see it on our website, please contact us to see if we can help. 


Wine Submission      Soil Submission


Juice/Wine analysis: Arsenic, Cadmium, Calcium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Magnesium, Manganese, Mercury, Potassium, Sodium, Tin, Zinc.

Metals Panel

Juice analysis: Brix, pH, titratable acidity (TA)

Juice analysis with glucose, fructose, sucrose.

Juice analysis with malic.

Juice analysis with YAN

Secondary Fermentation: Malic, pH, titratable acidity, free SO₂, total SO₂

BC VQA Certification: Alcohol, TA, pH, volatile acidity, free SO₂, total SO₂, residual sugar

Monthly Maintenance: pH, free SO₂, total SO₂, VA

Anthocyanins, Tannin, IRP.

Smoke Taint (Total & Free)

 Routine Services



Anthocyanins (Total, Free and Bound)


Citric Acid


Dissolved O₂ and CO₂ (in bottle)

Dissolved O₂ and CO₂ (in can - beer)

Filterability Test

Free SO₂

Free and Total SO₂



Glucose and Fructose

Glucose, Fructose, and Sucrose

Iron Reactive Phenolics (IRP)

Malic acid

Nitrogen (YAN)



Tartaric Acid

Titratable acidity

Total SO₂


Smoke Taint (Free)

Smoke Taint (Total)

Volatile acidity

Grape Maturity

Berry volume, sugar/berry, berry weight, brix, Glucose + Fructose, L-Malic Acid, pH and TA

Grape maturity: dyostem with brix, glucose, fructose, malic acid, pH, TA


Sugar per berry panel: dyostem




Cold stability (ISTC)

Heat stability


Soil Packages 

S1: pH, P, K, Mg, Organic matter, Ca, base saturation, CEC, Zn, Mg, Cu, Fe, B, Al

S2: Organic Matter, P, K, Mg, Ca, Na, pH, Al, CEC, %base saturation, S, NO3

S3: Organic Matter, P, K, Mg, Ca, Na, pH, Al, CEC, %base saturation, S, NO3, Zn, Mn, Fe, Cu, B, EC

S4: pH, N, P, K, C

S5: Al, As, Ba, Be, B, Cd, Ca, Cr, Co, Cu, Hg, Fe, Pb, Li, Mg, Mn, Mo, Ni, P, Se, Na, S, Zn 



Single tests will incure a $5 prep fee without package selection

Moisture content

Organic matter



Zinc and Manganese


Sulfate Sulfur

Nitrate Nitrogen

Ammonium Nitrogen

Bray Phosphorus


Carbon & Nitrogen

Soil Texture

Plant Analysis 

P1: N, P, K, Mg, Ca

P2: N, P, K, Mg, Ca, Zn, Mn, Cu, Fe, B, S

P3: Heavy metals (As, Cd, Cr, Co, Cu, Pb, Hg, Mo, Ni, Se, Zn)

Single Element Request


W1: Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, S

W2: Cu, Mn, Zn, Fe, Mo

W3: Al, As, Ba, Be, B, Cd, Ca, Cr, Co, Cu, Fe, Pb, Li, Mg, Mn, Mo, Ni, P, K, Se, Si, Ag, Na, Sr, S, Ti, Zn

W4: Chloride, Fluoride, NO3, NO2, Sulfate, Al, As, Ca, B, Cd, Ca, Cr, Cu, Fe, Pb, Mg, Mn, K, Se, Na, Zn, EC, hardness, pH.


Any single element


Total Dissolved Solids

Total Suspended Solids


3725 Boucherie Rd
West Kelowna, BC V4T 0A8
License #308440
BCWA: LC- 57005


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