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How to Clean a Wine Tank

How to Clean a Wine Tank

By: Tom Payette, Winemaking Consultant Cleaning in the winery is one of the most important tasks the winemaker has the ...
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AMPHORA: Bringing the Past Into the Present

AMPHORA: Bringing the Past Into the Present

By: Nan McCreary Wine fermented, aged and stored in clay amphora, a practice that originated in Georgia 6,000-8,000 years ago, ...
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From the Vineyard to the Bottle: What to Consider When Choosing Filling Equipment

From the Vineyard to the Bottle: What to Consider When Choosing Filling Equipment

By: Cheryl Gray When harvest ends, when fermentation and aging are over, it is time to bottle the wine. While ...
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Wine Production Methods & Business Needs Drive Pump Choice

Wine Production Methods & Business Needs Drive Pump Choice

By: Gerald Dlubala Pumps are an important and core piece in winemaking. A productive and successful cellar operation requires pumps ...
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The Okanagan: British Columbia’s Vine Valley

The Okanagan: British Columbia’s Vine Valley

By: Tod Stewart Man, did I need this,” was the thought that went through my mind as I opened the ...
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Is Wine Culture Nature’s Saving Grace?

Is Wine Culture Nature’s Saving Grace?

By: Hanifa Sekandi If the vines could speak, they would tell stories of the scorching sun burning the skin of ...
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Alcohol Testing

Alcohol Testing

By: Thomas Payette, Winemaking Consultant  Ebulliometer: This science principal of testing alcohol has been around for decades it is still ...
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How is Your Crop Insurance?  

How is Your Crop Insurance?  

By: Trevor Troyer, VP, Agricultural Risk Management How does your crop insurance policy work? What type of policy is Grape ...
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Luxury Brands Up Their Marketing Game

Luxury Brands Up Their Marketing Game

By: Susan DeMatei, Founder of WineGlass Marketing Coco Chanel once said, “The best things in life are free. The second ...
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Impact of Biodynamic Farming Principles on Climate Change & Wildfires

Impact of Biodynamic Farming Principles on Climate Change & Wildfires

By: Becky Garrison Since grapes were first planted in 1825 at Fort Vancouver, Washington by the Hudson Bay Company, Washington ...
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