Winemaking Articles

  • Canada: Helping Icewine Growers in Ontario - Case Study

    Automatic Weather Stations for Climate Services in Viticulture Case Study Summary Application Monitoring Icewine production Location Ontario, Canada Products deployed A850 Telemetry Gateway A753 addWave UHF ADCON TR1 ADCON WET ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • The History of Bottle and Containers – Amphorae and barrels

    Amphorae and barrels From ancient times, amphoras and barrels are the most comonly used containers for transporting water, wine and olive oil. The amphora being porous, has the disadvantage of losing some of its liquids by evaporation. The barrels, meanwhile, give a woody taste to the wine. This taste is certainly appreciated by winemakers, oenologists and sommeliers, on the other hand, they ...

  • Food & Beverage

    What is membrane technology in food processing? Ceramic membrane has high separation efficiency and good chemical stability, which can be used for separation, clarification, purification, and so on. Due to its good performance, ceramic membrane is widely used in the processing of food and beverage. Ceramic membrane filtration can be ...


    By Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co

  • The Autonomic is used to deter birds from one of the most popular wine grapes - Case Study

    Location: Nova Scotia, Canada Application context: Vineyard (Food production) Problem definition: Crop loss due to grape-eating birds Pest bird species: Starlings and robins Time of the year of bird presence: From September until the end of October 2016 Time of the day with bird problems: From sunrise to sunset Number of systems: 1 x Autonomic Laser projection area: 14.8 acre (6 ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • TITAN MBR - Winery - Case Study

    Recognized as authorities of bio-dynamic farming techniques and sustainable winemaking in France, family owners of a particular Sonoma County winery sought to utilize eco-friendly practices also in their California vineyards. After purchasing the winery in 2004, the family ownership began overhauling their vineyards and overall winery operation to revitalize every aspect of the winery, from ...


    By Smith & Loveless Inc.

  • TITAN MBR - Winery - Case Study

    When a successful NAPA valley winery constructed an additional winery, the ownership wanted to create the world’s greenest winery, with eco-friendly materials and production methods. Combined with low water fixtures, energy-efficient windows and doors, and solar panels, the installation of a high-rate membrane bioreactor wastewater treatment system helped the winery achieve ...


    By Smith & Loveless Inc.

  • TITAN MBR - Winery - Case Study

    This prominent Napa County vineyard and winery received a prestigous green certification after committing itself to sustainable and environmentally-friendly technologies and practices, including the installation of a dynamic MBR wastewater treatment system. Napa Green Certified Winery certification is a “Napa-specific set of sustainable and green business practices developed for ...


    By Smith & Loveless Inc.

  • Vineyards Use Innovative Laser Bird Repellent to Protect Wine Grapes in New Zealand

    There are around 2,031 vineyards in New Zealand and the export value of the wine is NZ$1,705 million. The high value of wine grapes forces wineries to keep an eye on bird damage and to ensure that crop loss is minimized. Why vineyards experience severe bird damage? Bird damage to vineyards is a result of the temperate climate, meaning that the changes between winter and summer are ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Winemaking - A Must Read

    BackgroundThe art and science of winemaking have been around for thousands of years. Winemakers rely on their instincts, palettes, and a thorough knowledge of the nuances involved in every stage of the winemaking process as they strive to achieve the flavors and qualities that they desire.Even a cursory overview of certain elements of the process underscores the critical role played by ...

  • Food & Beverage

    Sweetener Membrane filtration and continuous ion exchange technology: reform sweetener production process. Wine Crossflow membrane filtration for wine clarification solution is an ideal way for wineries. Fruit And Vegetable Juice Improving quality and cutting down costs by membrane filtration are your wise choice. Dairy Producing quality dairy products with ...


    By Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co

  • What does it take to upgrade a centuries-old winemaking tradition to get 20% more yield? - Case Study

    Some longstanding family businesses may get stuck in the past, but this centuries-old Italian winery was looking for an innovative approach which would replace their traditional vacuum filter and give them a competitive edge. The challenge was to find a wine filtration solution to increase yield, reduce production costs and minimize or eliminate the need for filter aids. It also needed to have a ...

  • San Antonio Winery Case Study

    San Antonio Winery wanted to reduce operating costs for their new wine  roduction facility and hospitality center in Paso Robles. REC Solar’s 517 kW system installed at San Antonio Winery generates 80% of the power needed for their production facility and hospitality center. Over 30 years, it will save them $4 million. “Using the sun to generate our own renewable power on our ...


    By REC Solar

  • The Role of CO₂ Measurement in Wine Production

    Fermentation, the chemical process that uses yeast to convert sugars to ethanol, is at the heart of the wine production process and requires accurate CO₂ measurement to ensure quality wines.Temperatures and conditions in wineries are very carefully controlled to ensure that fermentation does not occur too fast, distorting the flavour and alcohol content of the wine. The type of yeast used for a ...

  • The Role of CO₂ Measurement in Wine Production

    Fermentation, the chemical process that uses yeast to convert sugars to ethanol, is at the heart of the wine production process and requires accurate CO₂ measurement to ensure quality wines. Temperatures and conditions in wineries are very carefully controlled to ensure that fermentation does not occur too fast, distorting the flavour and alcohol content of the wine. The type of yeast used ...

  • Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program: Seeking Solutions for Winery Wastewater

    Seeking solutions for winery wastewater How to properly treat and dispose of wastewater is an issue for any production facility. This includes Ontario’s wineries, which face some added challenges: many of their operations are small and the bulk of their wastewater is produced during harvest season. With the help of an investment from the Canadian Agricultural Adaptation ...


    By BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • Winery Recycles 1.35M Gallons of Wastewater in 1st Year of Operation…

    In the spring of 2017, BioMicrobics paired its BioBarrier HSMBR treatment system with ZCL | Xerxes underground fiberglass tanks at Castello di Amorosa winery. The new system replaced concrete tanks and a leach field, which had failed. By June 2018, In its first year of operation, this Napa Valley Winery’s new wastewater system treated and reused 1.35 million gallons of water. That’s ...


    By BioMicrobics, Inc.

  • Dynamic crossflow filtration for wine at TOSO S.P.A., Italy - Case Study

    Profitability meets efficiency When it comes to clarification of wine, the overall challenge independent of the business size is always the same: to profitably filter and recover wine, with easy handling and minimal need of maintenance. The challenge: A step forward in cost efficiency and yield recovery Toso s.p.a. is a ...

  • Influence of organic loading on winery lagoon performance & efficiency - Case Study

    Overview A winery in California faced the challenge of optimizing and treating their wastewater pond in a sustainable manner. The winery had brush rotors frequently breaking down, which were very difficult and time consuming to repair. They were seeking a more reliable option. Aeration Industries International provided that solution in more ways than one. ...

  • Xylem helps Italian Winery toast success

    A case study on the Pasqua Vigneti e Cantine Winery, Verona Italian wine is enjoyed by many all over the world. However, to grow the best grapes, develop the best flavour and ensure success on a global scale, a seamless production process needs to be in place behind the scenes. The family-run Pasqua Winery in Verona, Northern Italy, has been making wine for over ...


    By LOWARA - a Xylem brand

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