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The Use of Grape Juice Concentrate for Winemaking

June 22nd, 2017

Today, winemakers often use grape juice concentrates in their winemaking efforts. They do so since the concentrates are versatile and not just ideal for a base for the final product. A quality concentrate also can supplement non-grape wines or improve the flavour of grape wines. Concentrates offer the same fruitiness, complexity and flavour as the

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Malolactic Fermentation and Its Significance is Winemaking

May 26th, 2017

Winemaking is a complex process that produces delectable results when you perform it in the right manner. When you set about to create your own batch of wine, you must understand that this process includes various steps including yeast fermentation and malolactic fermentation. While you may be familiar with the first type of fermentation that

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Tips on How to Prevent Wine Spoilage

May 10th, 2017

After all your diligent work in creating your wine, the last thing you need is any signs of wine spoilage in your batch. Spoilage can ruin not only the flavour of the wine, but also its clarity and overall quality. When you make wine on a commercial scale to sell to various customers, spoilage can

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How Do Carbonators Work?

April 28th, 2017

Beverage carbonation adds tiny bubbles to a full-bodied alcoholic drink. Granted, the process infuses soft drinks with fizz. It tickles the tongues of youngsters with effervescence when they pop open a can of soda. But the carbonation effect also adds a sparkle to wine, a dynamic head to tall glasses of beer, and generally adds

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The Benefits of Using Cella-Stac® Storage System for Bulk Wine Transport and Storage

April 13th, 2017

Along with selecting quality grapes or other fruits, the proper brewing methods and machinery, and the right additives to create the desired type of wine, you must then utilise an efficient storage method to transport or store your wine to safeguard its flavour and characteristics. Cella-Stac® storage system is the answer to this need since

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Boisé® Oak Alternatives: Applications and Uses in Winemaking

March 28th, 2017

For centuries, winemakers have appreciated the benefits of aging wine in oak barrels. The reason for this is the fact that oak imparts a unique flavour and aroma to the wine that is desirable in certain types of wine, such as Merlots, Pinot Noir, Cabernets, Burgundy and Semillon just for some examples. Results will vary

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Acid Adjustment in Winemaking

March 13th, 2017

Before we explain about how to adjust acid levels during the winemaking process, we first need to explain the important role acid plays in the final product of your efforts. Not only does acid determine the level of tartness in the wine, but it also affects the length of the wine’s stability once you bottle

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Vegan and Organic Wine: Is There a Difference?

February 23rd, 2017

When you make wine, you need to be able to appeal to your target group of consumers with the appropriate wine. At times, this means catering to their general dietary preferences such as vegan and organic. Avoid making the mistake many do today by thinking that organic wines are automatically vegan ones, as there can

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Different Factors That Affect the Aging and Taste of Wine

February 14th, 2017

To receive the best results with a batch of wine, you must understand the various factors that affect the aging and consequently the taste of it. Aging of wine is the changes that all the elements of the wine mixture go through as the wine sits in its containers for a certain period of time.

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Bamboo Stakes for Vineyards and Orchards: Essential Tools for Winemakers

January 31st, 2017

All of the results that winemakers realise actually begin in their vineyard and orchards. Without the grapes and fruit trees growing in the proper manner, winemakers cannot produce delectable wines for consumption. When the grape vines or fruit trees are young seedlings, they require extra support to grow tall and strong without breaking. Bamboo stakes

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