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Cross-Contamination and the Winery Cellar

Cross-Contamination and the Winery Cellar

By: Thomas J. Payette, Winemaking Consultant Cross-contamination is something we have all been made aware because of the food industry ...
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Simplified Risk Management for Your Winery

Simplified Risk Management for Your Winery

By: Michael Harding, Senior Risk Solution Specialist, Markel Specialty Take a look around. You must be so proud of where ...
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Demystifying Wholesale Wine Distribution

Demystifying Wholesale Wine Distribution

By: Becky Garrison At the virtual Oregon Wine Symposium held February 16-19, 2020, Jeff Lewis, Director of Education & National ...
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Websites Are a Virtual “Garden”

Websites Are a Virtual “Garden”

By: Susan DeMatei I was reading an article about spring gardening tasks, and they were suggesting that spring was a ...
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Fullerton Wines: Raising the Bar on Oregon Chardonnay

Fullerton Wines: Raising the Bar on Oregon Chardonnay

By:Nan McCreary Willamette Valley, located between Oregon’s Cascade Mountains and the Coast Range, shares a defining characteristic with Burgundy, France ...
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Yeast & Yeast Derivatives Become Easier to Use With More Flavorful Results

Yeast & Yeast Derivatives Become Easier to Use With More Flavorful Results

By: Gerald Dlubala Winemakers choose a yeast strain based on several enological characteristics, including its tolerance to temperature, ethanol and ...
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When to Upgrade a Bottle-Filling Machine & the Options Available

When to Upgrade a Bottle-Filling Machine & the Options Available

By: Alyssa L. Ochs Bottle-filling machines are crucial pieces of equipment in the winery for getting products onto store shelves ...
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All About Winery Pumps:Choosing the Right One

All About Winery Pumps:Choosing the Right One

By: Alyssa L. Ochs Moving wine from one location to another is an integral part of a winemaker’s responsibilities, and ...
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Membrane Filter Integrity Testing

Membrane Filter Integrity Testing

Typically an Absolute Membrane Filter By: Thomas J. Payette, Winemaking Consultant The previous article in The Grapevine Magazine addressed steaming ...
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Don’t Get Caught Off Guard During Wildfire Season

Don’t Get Caught Off Guard During Wildfire Season

By: Michael Harding, Senior Risk Solution Specialist, Markel Specialty Weather conditions and natural disasters occasionally take a toll on vineyards ...
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