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One Man’s Idea Becomes Leading Filtration and Remediation Solution for Wine Industry

One Man’s Idea Becomes Leading Filtration and Remediation Solution for Wine Industry

The method Tudhope developed worked so well, he started VA Filtration South Africa in 1999 to focus on vinegar removal for wineries in the Western Cape. 

By November 29, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Innovative Web and Mobile Production Software

Innovative Web and Mobile Production Software

Come and meet Alain Sutre renowned French consultant winemaker and CEO of Process2Wine and Patrick Oates of Wine Management Systems to hear about how they are teaming up to give winemakers an intuitive and simple way navigate their day to day Vineyard and Winemaking tasks all in one seamless mobile-friendly solution. 80 % of the […]

Preventing Stuck Fermentations While Preserving Wine Quality

Preventing Stuck Fermentations While Preserving Wine Quality

“If you’ve ever had a stuck ferment, you want to avoid that in the future. In the past, I’ve battled with stuck fermentations that were mainly fructose, and they’re a bear to restart.”

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Traceability and Transparency: The New Frontier for Winemaking and Its Impact on Tartrate Stabilization?

Traceability and Transparency: The New Frontier for Winemaking and Its Impact on Tartrate Stabilization?

The new ‘wine frontier’ for oenological or winemaking seems to be moving towards the production of better quality wines with increased traceability and more transparency of ingredients for the consumer.  Consumers are demanding more information about the products they are consuming Providing more information and changing labeling practices in general has been a divisive issue […]

Innovative Thinking Yields a Third Way for White-Winemaking

Innovative Thinking Yields a Third Way for White-Winemaking

Cilyo®, a new technique with several positive impacts including reducing the need of fining agents for must protection and the ability to add stabilized and improved press fractions to blends received one a WINnovation Award for its ingenuity and advancement in winemaking processes.

By November 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Respect for Wine Drives Technologic Advancements in Winemaking

Respect for Wine Drives Technologic Advancements in Winemaking

ConeTech and its sister company PolarClad have built a unique set of advanced technology solutions for winemakers that handle wine with the utmost care and help achieve the winemakers’ goals with the least possible disruption to the wine. ConeTech’s alcohol adjustment process, already the most advanced and least disruptive, has taken another leap forward by […]

Microbes in Pressed Grapes Before Fermentation May Predict Flavor Metabolites in the Finished Wine

Microbes in Pressed Grapes Before Fermentation May Predict Flavor Metabolites in the Finished Wine

Washington, DC – June 14, 2016 – The microbial mix found in grape juice during the winemaking process may help shape the terroir of a finished wine, report food scientists at the University of California, Davis. In a study published in the May/June issue of mBio, an online open-access journal from the American Society of […]

Oak Infusion Spiral Offers Free Samples and Introduces Big Roast Blend

Oak Infusion Spiral Offers Free Samples and Introduces Big Roast Blend

Introducing the new Oak Infusion Spiral Big Roast Blend, a multi-toast American oak through-bung oak alternative that delivers big, dark-toasted oak to robust red wines. Each barrel pack includes up to three oak spirals that are charred on the surface over a medium toast core. Complements wines with a meaty, smokey, black fruit character. This […]

By January 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, January 5

Afternoon Brief, January 5

Shoppers should take care when buying wine in clear glass bottles, says Wotwine, after 35% of wines in clear glass out of the 6,000 wines it sampled in the last two years exhibited signs of damage from light…

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Anchor Co-Inoculant Bacteria Reduces Malolactic Fermentation Time and Improves Quality

Anchor Co-Inoculant Bacteria Reduces Malolactic Fermentation Time and Improves Quality

Studies show that Anchor Co-Inoculant Bacteria is highly compatible and, combined with microoxygenation, improves wine quality in a shorter timeframe than micro-oxygenation alone. Cape Town, South Africa. Recent research results have shown that Anchor Co-Inoculant Bacteria (previously known as Anchor NT 202 Co-Inoculant Bacteria), a mixed lactic acid bacteria starter culture (O. oeni x L. […]

In the Case of a Botrytis Infection, What You Need to Know

In the Case of a Botrytis Infection, What You Need to Know

José Santos, Enartis Vinquiry Even though the incidence of Botrytis is typically lower in the US than in other wine regions, high levels of infection were found in the 2010 and 2011 vintages. High incidences of Botrytis are also being found in 2013 despite the ideal growing conditions during the summer, particularly in regions of […]

Laffort Oenosteryl SO2 Tablets

Laffort Oenosteryl SO2 Tablets

This video is a great way to see how the Laffort Oenosteryl SO2 tablets dissolve in a barrel without disturbing the lees. The Laffort Oenosteryl tablets are very popular because they are precise, odorless, safe and effervescent. They are a quick and efficient way to add SO2 to a barrel.

New Oxygen Management Equipment from Nomacorc Advances Wine Quality Initiatives

New Oxygen Management Equipment from Nomacorc Advances Wine Quality Initiatives

Nomacorc Launches Next Generation NomaSense™ Oxygen Analyzer for Wine Industry ZEBULON, N.C. (July 1, 2013) – Nomacorc, the world’s largest producer of alternative wine closures and leader in oxygen management technology, announced today the launch of its breakthrough next generation NomaSense™ oxygen analyzer system. The new NomaSense offering is the first portable Total Package Oxygen […]

Gamajet Reveals its 30 Year Crush on the Wine Industry with Big Discounts and a New Machine

Gamajet Reveals its 30 Year Crush on the Wine Industry with Big Discounts and a New Machine

Exton, PA, June 28, 2013 – Devoted to providing the wine industry with the best tank and barrel cleaning machines on the market, Gamajet is celebrating its 30 year crush on the industry with a new machine and a big price markdown on two popular barrel cleaning machines, the HD Barrel Blaster and the GentleJet. […]

Wineries Thrive By Switching To The Optima Steamer

Wineries Thrive By Switching To The Optima Steamer

Quite a few well known wineries on the west coast are now using Steamericas Optima Steamers to clean and sanitize wine barrels and holding tanks. By switching from a standard pressure washer, wineries are able to kill bacteria without the use of chemicals, preserve and restore wine barrels all while saving money and most of […]