Your questions on Wine answered by industry experts.

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 I'm trying to filter about 1200 Liters of wine per hour. I'm trying to pick a filtration system and tech that would work best. Thoughts?

A We would recommend using a Lenticular filter. But many are comfortable with plate filters and these have been used for a long time in brewing.