Winemaking 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

  • 2018 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

    Learn how we can simplify your winery wastewater treatment Join us January 24-25 at the 2018 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at booth #144. We will be featuring case studies showcasing how we have created solutions for winery wastewater treatment,  knowledgeable experts that will partner with you to create solutions for the challenges you are facing, and our ...

  • Carbon Dioxide Levels and Safety Considerations in Winemaking

    Although, at first sight, winemaking might appear to be one of the most idyllic of occupations, it is an industry with its own serious safety concerns. The fermentation process that produces the highly desirable end product, whether it be a serious earthy, rich, Cabernet Sauvignon or a sweet, slightly decadent, Moscato, also produces a lot of carbon dioxide. In the realm of 40 times the volume of ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Pieralisi Group protagonist at the first Dica Day

    On 11th November, 2016 Pieralisi Group has taken part to the DICA Day held in Toledo, for the spread of the innovation in the agricultural cooperative sector. During this event, Pieralisi Intergral System was presented. This system is a real innovation for the wineries which allows the instant and continuous ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Visit Us at the 2017 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

    2017 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium: Visit Us Booth #2221 Learn how we can simplify your winery wastewater treatment Join us at the 2017 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium at booth #2221. We will be featuring case studies showcasing how we have created solutions for winery wastewater treatment, ...

  • 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

  • NASA Study Finds Climate Change Shifting Wine Grape Harvests in France and Switzerland

    A new study from NASA and Harvard University finds that climate change is diminishing an important link between droughts and the timing of wine grape harvests in France and Switzerland. During a study of wine grape harvest dates from 1600 to 2007, researchers discovered harvests began shifting dramatically earlier during the latter half of ...

  • 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

  • More California winemakers using less water to grow grapes

    The grape vines that grower Frank Leeds tends in Napa Valley stand among the unheralded heroes of California's drought, producing decade after decade of respected Cabernets and other wines without a drop of added water. In a state where farms and dairies take the biggest gulp of the water supply, Leeds and the owners of his Frog's Leap Winery are among a minority - but a growing minority - of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Winery Wastewater a Great Source of Vineyard Water – Cone Bottom Tanks For Processing Wastewater

    With more UK vineyards entering the market place and with English sparkling wines picking up award after award, UK producers should be more mindful of recycling their wastewater, according to Phys.Org. It is estimated that to produce one glass of wine, some 29 gallons of water are used and with ever increasing mains water prices, coupled with expensive wastewater disposal costs, wastewater ...


    By ENDURAMAXX Storage Tanks

  • 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 ...

  • Pump School 2014 Schedule

    We're preparing fort the 2014 Pump School to be one of our best yet! Download the schedule for Tuesday and Wednesday's presentations, factory tour, and classes. Here's an overview of events: Tuesday, September 9th 6:30 - Breakfast 7:15 - Registration 8:00 - Welcome 8:15 to 12:00 - Presentations ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Recycled Christmas trees: mulch, dunes, habitats

    It's one of America's great recycling success stories: Every year, hundreds of thousands of discarded Christmas trees are collected and reused. Many are picked up curbside by local garbage collection services and turned into mulch. But there are other second acts for Christmas trees, too. They're placed on beaches to shore up dunes and sunk in lakes as fish habitats. They've even been milled into ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Dynatec awarded PO for HiRate MBR for 20,000 gpd

    Dynatec awarded PO to install a 20,000 gpd HiRate MBR in a ...


    By Dynatec Systems Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Mutineers, Jordan Winery stand up for water relief

    What do you get when you bring together a star-studded cast of Hollywood comedians, vintage spirits, wines and cigars, spectacular auction lots and a lavish three-course meal at Healdsburg's Jordan Vineyard & Winery? Naturally, you get the Blue Carpet Fundraiser Dinner ...

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