The Importance of SnapMax Vine Guards in Grape Growing for Winemaking

August 11th, 2017

A flavourful wine starts in the vineyard since it takes quality grapes to create one. For this reason, the vineyard owners must carefully nurture the grape vines from planting to harvest time to ensure that the fruit on them matures properly. Vineyard workers utilize various cultivation methods and traditions, including the use of vine guards

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The Purpose of Neck Freezers for Winemaking

July 26th, 2017

When making wine, you must proceed through all the stages in the proper fashion to reap favourable results. Disgorging is one of these stages of which we speak and it removes the sediment that accumulates during the riddling process. Winemakers utilise neck freezers to accomplish this task in the ideal manner. Definition of the Riddling

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Effects of Yeasts and Additives in Winemaking

July 14th, 2017

The act of winemaking requires in-depth knowledge of grapes, processing methods and proper fermentation times. Also, you need to understand how yeasts and other additives affect your batch. They can bring about favourable results in the right amounts or disastrous ones when you add too much or too little of them. Read on for further

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Some Oak Barrel Alternatives in Winemaking

June 29th, 2017

While aging in oak barrels has long been the tradition as part of winemaking, there are alternatives to them that reap favourable results. Different types of barrels are slowly gaining in popularity along with the addition of oak chips to the process. Acacia Barrels When in search of an oak barrel alternatives, one interesting choice

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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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