Wine Equipment News

  • When life throws you grapes, make wine

    With increased pressure to feed a growing global population, farming families have embraced modern science and technology to maximise output at whatever cost. So when John and Wilma Huisman took over the family farm in Balkbrug, in the eastern province of Overjissel, Netherlands in 1993, they chose a different approach. The couple embraced organic farming methods, valuing quality over quantity. ...


    By Major Equipment

  • Genesys weekender

    Some of the Genesys team and their partners enjoyed a fabulous weekend away this April in Porto, Portugal. Porto is famous for its port wine, bridges and churches and for inspiring JK Rowling to write her Harry Potter books. Our group of 26 spotted a group of students dressed like Hogwarts pupils and wondered at the Hogwarts-like floating staircase in the Lello & Irmão bookstore ...

  • Great success of Pieralisi Group at Enomaq 2017

    The city of Zaragoza has been the stage for another success signed Pieralisi. During the fair, Pieralisi booth has been one of the most visited stands, with an attendance percentage of 7.5% more than last year. Professionals, representatives and onlookers have seen the state-of-the-art machinery and particularly Pieralisi integrated system (SIP) displayed at the booth. This latter has aroused a ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • International Oenological Exhibition and Trade Show in France

    This year Lumex Instruments participated again in VINITECH, one of the biggest and most important oenological exhibitions in the world, that was held in Bordeaux from November, 29th to December, 1st. We demonstrated our Capel CE ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • EuroTier 2016: Lallemand Animal Nutrition presents innovations YANG and MELOFEED

    As this year’s EuroTier trade show saw record-breaking attendance, the Lallemand Animal Nutrition team was pleased to present its range of proven yeast and bacteria based solutions to an international audience. “Our visitors expressed particularly strong interest in our latest innovations YANG and MELOFEED, but also in the well-established and proven solutions such as the probiotic ...


    By Lallemand Inc.

  • Ontario Winemakers Embrace Importance of Sustainable Water Practices

    An overwhelming majority of wineries in Ontario recognize the value of water and how sustainable water management practices can improve winery operational performance, reduce costs and support growth, a recent survey of Ontario wineries found. The 2016 survey, conducted by the BLOOM Centre for ...


    By BLOOM

  • Droughts may shrink wine cork industry

    Climate change is threatening cork production in the forests of Spain and Portugal, making it more difficult to produce traditional wine bottle stoppers and putting an ancient and valuable industry at risk. A recent study by Portuguese researchers shows that cork − the thick bark of an oak tree species found mostly in the Iberian Peninsula − grows at a much slower rate during intense, ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Beef exchange in Italy: the market has to adapt to consumers’ expectations

    Italy is famous for friendly fermented food (wine, cheese, pizzas…), as well as beef fattening concentrated in the Northern regions. Early March, close to 200 experts from major European beef producing countries gathered in Parchi del Garda, near Verona, to take part in Lallemand Beef Exchange. This was a great opportunity to discover specific and efficient beef fattening ...


    By Lallemand Inc.

  • Increase efficiencies in wine production with Eaton at SIMEI 2015

    The Filtration Division of power management company Eaton is showing an extensive range of filtration products at the SIMEI trade show in Milan, Italy, from November 3 to 6 (stand R30, hall 11). Visitors to the stand can meet Eaton’s experts to learn more about how to increase efficiencies throughout the wine production process while helping wine retain its color and taste. ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton’s New Depth Filter Cartridges Help North American Wine Producers Increase Productivity and Decrease Costs

    Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of a new depth filter cartridge for the North American wine industry. BECO PROTECT® CS CellStream™ depth filter cartridges are designed to help wine producers save both time and money while delivering gentle, reliable filtration and preserving the full character of their wine. The filter cartridges are part of the full ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Pumping yeast in wineries with a peristaltic pump

    The process of fermentation Winemaking or vinification starts with the selection of grapes. After harvesting the grapes, they are taken to a winery for fermentation. Red grapes are made from the pulp fermented along with the skin, which gives it the real colour. Whereas white wine is made by fermenting the juice extracted from the grapes. Traditionally the grapes were collected in ...

  • Using genetic markers to trace oak wood barrels

    Researchers at INRA Bordeaux-Aquitaine have identified new genetic markers and developed genotyping technology that can identify species and determine if a lot of oak wood matches its stated provenance. The technology is flexible, quick, accurate, and cost-effective. To make it available to wine-barrel industry stakeholders (forest managers, stave mills, coopers, winemakers), the technology will ...

  • How Next Government Can Boost Farming – Vertical Storage Tanks and More

    According to Farming UK this week, The Crop Protection Association (CPA) is discussing how the next UK government can boost its agricultural production at its Annual Conference on the 15th May. With just one year to go before the next general election, representatives from all three major parties will outline policies and approaches that they believe the next government should take to support ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • USDA Awards Research Grants to Address the Impact of Climate Change on U.S. Agriculture Production

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today (April 22, 2014) that USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $6 million to 10 universities to study the effects of climate on agriculture production and develop strategies to provide farmers and ranchers with the solutions they need to supply the nation with quality food. Vilsack made the announcement during remarks at ...

  • Agilent to host wine industry webinar

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it will host a webinar Oct. 8 featuring Dr. Helene Hopfer, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California at Davis, Department of Viticulture and Enology. Dr. Hopfer will present data on trace-metals analyses in the ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Vineyard & Winery Audits

    Karza provides experienced auditresources to help you manage your vineyard and winery. Separate or integrated evaluations of quality, health, safety and environmental preparedness and performance can be undertaken covering: The establishment and implementation of contractual arrangements and contractor management; Vineyard ...


    By Karza Pty Ltd

  • NRDC announces winners of the 2013 Growing Green Awards

    The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) today celebrates four remarkable food vanguards for their pioneering efforts to create healthier and more sustainable food systems at the fifth annual Growing Green Awards. The winners, who are leaders in tackling antibiotic resistance on farms, infusing urban areas with fresh produce in corner stores, ...

  • Carbon cutting paper wine bottle unveiled

    Can you imagine the romantic dinner, candlelight, the music playing softly and the fine wine flowing from a bottle made of paper? Whoa, is there something wrong with this picture?  Apparently not. edie newswire reports the British company behind the first paper milk bottle, Green Bottle, has developed a prototype paper bottle for wine and is currently in talks with supermarkets ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Dosing yeast for wine fermentation with a verderflex pump

    In the process of wine making, yeast is used to convert the sugar contained within the grape juices into alcohol. At the end of this process the yeast is removed to avoid spoiling of the flavour of the wine and to leave it with a clear appearance. The process of wine fermentation The grapes need to be completely ripe. If this is not the case the flavour and the taste of the wine can ...

  • Tannins` Surprising Benefits for Soils, Forests and Farms

    The tannins that help make good red wine and bright fall colors also may help make good soil and healthy livestock, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers. Chemist Javier Gonzalez and soil scientist Jonathan Halvorson, both at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center (AFSRC) in Beaver, W.Va., are leading a tannin research project ...

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