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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?

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What are the most popular wine bottle shapes used to bottle ice wine? Starting up a production winery here in the Great White North.

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Are there significant benefits to using cross-flow filtration for wine?

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Are most wine bottle shapes/colors available in both cork and screwcap styles, or is cork style much more prevalent?

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What are some of the diffs between agglomerated and colmated corks?

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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?

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I'm considering purchasing a membrane pneumatic press. Can anyone spare some thoughts on getting an open-tank version vs a closed-tank version?

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Is it pretty common to incorporate a thermal print engine into a wine bottle labeling setup for printing UPC bar codes?

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Why do the corks keep popping out of my bottles? What am I doing wrong?!

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How important is having a stainless steel vs. a painted steel crusher/destemmer?

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For sourcing bulk wine, do most winery owners use exchanges or trade boards, or do they just go direct to other wineries?

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Anyone know the freight class that glass wine bottles would typically be categorized as for LTL shipping?

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Why are presses given a capacity rating for whole grapes and fermented grapes? Are there situations where I would need to press both types of grapes?

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Are different crusher destemmers recommended for specific types of grapes? Or should the type of machine I buy be independent of the varietals I'm using?

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Is racking a necessary part of the wine production process?

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Can you put whole grape clusters (stem and all) in a bladder wine press?

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What type of fermentation tank should I get if I'm planning on increasing my batch size?

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Do I need to purchase separate photometers for the analysis of iron, copper, and phenols in my wine, or will any photometer be able to detect all of them?

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Are flex impeller pumps used for the same purposes in a winery operation that an auger pump or peristaltic pump would be used?

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I'm trying to transfer whole grapes, and minimize the rupturing of the grapes or breaking of the stems. Any suggestions on the type of pump to use?

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My consultant suggested I look into an Enoveneta grape elevating system. Is this a common/well-known brand? Any thoughts are welcome.

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I'm seriously considering upgrading my champagne corking system from manual to a more automated setup. What's the minimum recommended bottling capacity that makes sense for a semi-automatic champagne corker?

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Could someone please explain the importance of the neck freezer when bottling champagne?

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What's the practical difference between oak chips and other oak alternatives? For example, oak staves, dust, and extracts?

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Can someone explain the process of riddling bottles?

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What is lees, and how does it affect the ageing process of wine?

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My wine fridge shakes a little bit on its own. This is a new fridge, but my friends tell me the shaking can mess up the wine. Is this true?

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Just added a few wines to my menu - any tips for wine storage?

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How should I store wine in my restaurant? We don’t have a cellar.

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How do flat-bottom tanks compare to those with conical bottoms?

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I’m confused about the relationship between wine and oxygen. When can oxygen be good for wine, and when can it be bad?

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What's the best type of wine fermenter to use?

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