Sulphate

sulphide, sulphite, and sulphur

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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sulphate sulphide, sulphite, and sulphur, the British and non-technical spellings of sulfate, sulfide, sulfite, and sulfur respectively. This volume follows the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) nomenclature recommendations and uses sulfate, sulfide, sulfite, and sulfur throughout since the terms are generally used in a technical context.