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The Precision Approach to Enhancing Wine Flavors with Oak

The Precision Approach to Enhancing Wine Flavors with Oak

Oak barrels are beautiful vessels for wine that also serve the purpose of adding oak characteristics to the wine, but sometimes a winemaker’s vision calls for a specific set of wood flavors and aromas to be imparted to the wine, and to achieve that vision tools of precision oenology like the Boisé oak chips have […]

Spectrophotometer Technology Readies Wine Industry for 2017 Harvest

Spectrophotometer Technology Readies Wine Industry for 2017 Harvest

Randox Food Diagnostics, a leading provider of clinical diagnostic services developed for the wine industry, has created a unique product to simplify the wine analysis process for winemakers looking ahead to the 2017 harvest and beyond. The RX Altona works by utilizing Spectrophotometer technology, which measures the absorption of light in a solution in order […]

The Finest Closure for Wine Without Fail

The Finest Closure for Wine Without Fail

Breakthrough Technology Key to 100 Percent TCA Inspected Corks M.A. Silva USA, a leading manufacturer for premium corks, glass and packaging throughout North America, has developed a cutting edge technology to eliminate TCA infected cork by examining each one individually and rejecting those found with any trace of TCA taint. Named the “onebyonetm Program,” this […]

Wineries Can Expand Distribution by Offering Private Label Option

Wineries Can Expand Distribution by Offering Private Label Option

Attend IBWSS show in San Francisco to learn all about Private Label and Bulk Wine Business “Wineries seeking to grow their businesses should focus on relationships with their retailers. Private label / Offering Store Brands is one great way to build relationships.” So says Siddarth Patel, owner of the Beverage Trade Network, an industry organization […]

A New Approach to Custom Crush

A New Approach to Custom Crush

The new Sugarloaf Crush facility in Kenwood is built with all the modern amenities of an ultra-premium winery, home to prestigious brands, but not built for any one brand, winery, or winemaker. “We’re a fully specialized custom crush facility,” says General Manager Ronald Du Preez, “We’re not a winery that’s leasing out extra space; there’s […]

Rutherford Equipment Rental Adds Inventory to Meet Growing Demand from North Bay Wine Industry

Rutherford Equipment Rental Adds Inventory to Meet Growing Demand from North Bay Wine Industry

Like most great enterprises with humble beginnings, Brad Warner never expected his small, part-time endeavor to blossom into a thriving business, but that’s exactly the route Rutherford Equipment Rental has taken since Warner first recognized an industry need back in 1991 and decided to do something about it. Back then, Warner was working full time […]

Sales of Wine in Cans Jump Over 125% As Wine Consumers ‘Open Up to Cans’

Sales of Wine in Cans Jump Over 125% As Wine Consumers ‘Open Up to Cans’

When Francis Ford Coppola’s Sofia brand came out with sparkling wine in a pink can (with red straw attached) more than a decade ago, the concept was appreciated for its novelty and lauded by Sofia fans everywhere. What wasn’t fully appreciated at the time was how fashionable wine in cans would become. In the current […]

A Precision Winemaking Tool to Perfectly Calibrate Your Wine

A Precision Winemaking Tool to Perfectly Calibrate Your Wine

Informed by extensive research and decades of wood and wine interaction expertise, Boisé® has developed a line of high-quality oak chips for winemaking that gives the winemaker a set of delicate controls to develop the wine’s structure and flavor profile. “Each of our 11 different oak chips has very specific organoleptic characteristics that allow the […]

BSG Offers Comprehensive Range of Catechinic and Ellagic Tannins to Enhance Winemaking Quality

BSG Offers Comprehensive Range of Catechinic and Ellagic Tannins to Enhance Winemaking Quality

BSG, the foremost supplier of select, high-quality ingredients for the U.S. wine industry, is featuring a comprehensive supply of finishing tannins to enhance the quality of winemaking throughout its North American markets. “It’s not the quantity of tannins that make a difference in the wine, it’s the quality,” states Tinus Els, the Technical Sales Manager […]

STELVIN® LUX Delivers Simple, Elegant Closures for Design-Conscious Brands

STELVIN® LUX Delivers Simple, Elegant Closures for Design-Conscious Brands

Ten years ago, Amcor Flexibles Capsules revolutionized the wine industry with a patented design for a premium wine aluminium closure solution offering convenience, elegance and style. Today, consumers, winemakers and marketers all over the globe are enthusiastically embracing what the STELVIN®LUX brings to the table in terms of a high-quality, repeatable opening that has elevated […]

OENODIA Elevates Industry Standard with New CROSSFLOW Filtration Evolution

OENODIA Elevates Industry Standard with New CROSSFLOW Filtration Evolution

Oenodia, one of the world’s leading specialists in membrane-based treatments for the wine and agri-business communities, has initiated the next step in the evolution of wine processing by introducing their STARS-Line. The STARS-Line will offer a Single-Pass, In-Line Clarification, Filtration and Tartrate Stabilization process by allowing Centrifuge, Crossflow (XF) and STARS systems to communicate with […]

AMCOR Flexibles Teams Up with Selinko on Innovative Tamper Detection Capsule for Fine Wine and Spirits

AMCOR Flexibles Teams Up with Selinko on Innovative Tamper Detection Capsule for Fine Wine and Spirits

Imagine that you are about to purchase a case of very fine wine from Burgundy to add to your growing wine cellar. Since your prize had to travel far to reach you and passed through many hands, also imagine that you possess a foolproof method of verifying the authenticity of its contents without engaging the […]

Only 20 Spots Left for International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show

Only 20 Spots Left for International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show

Reserve Today and Also Get 2 Day Conference Pass The International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) is an annual trade show and conference, open to trade professionals only, which takes place in San Francisco, CA. IBWSS exhibitors are wineries and distilleries looking to sell bulk wine and spirits, producers and negociants who offer contract […]

Event for Importers and Distributors to Source, Learn and Grow

Event for Importers and Distributors to Source, Learn and Grow

Book Your Exhibitor Spot by December 10 and Get BTN Annual Membership + Save $500 in Exhibitor Fees. Grow Your Distribution Now The US beverage industry will be gathering at The Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City on May 16-17, 2017. If you are looking for importers in the US market or new state distributors […]

OENODIA® Responds to Industry Demand with Faster, More Efficient STARS Mobile Service Unit

OENODIA® Responds to Industry Demand with Faster, More Efficient STARS Mobile Service Unit

In their ongoing quest for sustainable, efficient wine processing solutions that can improve wine quality, an increasing number of winemakers are turning to the remarkable technology offered through Oenodia’s STARS Mobile Service for tartrate stabilization and pH adjustment. This increased demand has propelled OENODIA to develop and deliver a new and larger state-of-the-art STARS Mobile […]