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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Types of Wine Packaging and Storage Standards

January 17th, 2017

Wine is one of those beverages that needs proper packaging and storage to keep the integrity of its quality and flavour. For this reason the Australian authorities provide a number of wine packaging and storage standards for you to follow to ensure ideal results with each batch of this delectable beverage. We share a sampling

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Uses and Functions of Wine Press Machines

December 13th, 2016

Wine press machines mechanically extract juice from whole or de-stemmed grapes, or fermented must. In addition, these presses do not crush the seeds since this can result in an excess of tannins in the finished product. At Grapeworks Consumables, we carry different models of the Europress wine presses that perform juice extraction in the ideal

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How Do Oak Barrels Affect the Taste of Wine?

December 4th, 2016

Throughout history, oak barrels have been utilised to make the world’s finest wines. The essence of the oak is used to vary the taste, colour and texture. As well, the oak barrel is introduced at different stages of the wine process, either during the ageing period or fermentation. Sometimes toasted and untoasted oaks chips, sticks

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Significance of Yeast and Additives in Winemaking

November 24th, 2016

When it comes to winemaking, yeast and additives are significant ingredients for proper fermentation. Because food products such as beer and wine have volatile structure, advanced methods are utilized for stabilization. And with wine, there are various additives that are used; some that date back for centuries. Additives are used to stabilize the wine and

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Invest and Start Your Own Winery: How Grapeworks Can Help You

November 14th, 2016

To many, owning a winery is a dream come true. The romance and ambiance alone can conjure up visions of kicking back on the veranda and sipping your latest creation. However, owning a winery can be arduous and competitive. Plus, it can take a while before you see real profits. Fortunately, there are professionals with

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Why are Quality Wine Barrels Crucial for Beverage Makers?

October 27th, 2016

Throughout centuries, wine was always stored in wooden barrels until the 1600s. It then became advantageous and popular to store wine in glass bottles. However, wine makers throughout the world have rediscovered the importance of quality wine barrels and the taste it imparts. Although wooden barrels are devoid in most contemporary wine making, they are

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Winemaking Equipment and Supplies: Online Shopping Convenience Made for You

October 7th, 2016

Whether you are making wine or sparkling wine, you require the right winemaking equipment and supplies to accomplish the task in a quality manner. Today, it is easier than ever before to locate all of the correct elements for the winemaking process. For example, Grapeworks Pty Ltd. offers online shopping for your convenience for a

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