Practical in the cellar

The use of basket presses

The use of basket presses

The effective recovery of the most possible juice from grape skins is one of the most important actions to ensure that cellars are financially successful. Pressing of the skins is one of the ways to achieve this. Different types of presses were developed over years to...
The minerality of wines

The minerality of wines

VINEYARD AND CELLAR UPDATE Although sweet, acid, salt and bitter are the basic taste descriptors, the originality of copy writes has ensured that the back labels of wines sound like landscape, flower or garden descriptions. Many of these descriptions are meaningless...

Cellar equipment:Grape mash cooler

After grapes have been destemmed and crushed, the juice is not protected by the skin anymore and is exposed to air and everything which occurs on the grape skin. Air consists amongst other of oxygen, which can cause the browning of the juice. Different microorganisms...