Q Do manual and semi-auto bottle-fillers gauge a liquid's volume automatically? Can I set my filler to fill only 750 ml of wine and have it gauge that amount without me having to eye-ball the level?
A Our semi-automatic units will fill to a desired level. The new redesigned automatic fill head senses the liquid level. On the deluxe units, the operator can set a delay in ...
Q What are the most popular wine bottle shapes used to bottle ice wine? Starting up a production winery here in the Great White North.
A From what I've seen, the most popular bottle style for ice wine is Bellissima.
Q Are most wine bottle shapes/colors available in both cork and screwcap styles, or is cork style much more prevalent?
A For standard moulds, both cork and screw cap finishes are available. For lower volume or special moulds, cork is much more prevalent.
Q What are some of the diffs between agglomerated and colmated corks?
A Agglomerated corks are corks made from the granulated by-products of natural cork production. They're more economical alternatives to using natural cork. They're bound together using pressurization and adhesive agents, you ...
Q I'm considering purchasing a membrane pneumatic press. Can anyone spare some thoughts on getting an open-tank version vs a closed-tank version?
A Each type of pneumatic, or "bladder" press has a tank which is perforated on one side. The other side is where the uninflated membrane resides while in the deflated position. ...
Q Is it pretty common to incorporate a thermal print engine into a wine bottle labeling setup for printing UPC bar codes?
A Not generally. I've only ever seen bar codes hard printed on the labels themselves. I've seen very small lot number labels like that though.