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The Regional District discovered in 2013 that wineries use five to eight litres of water for every litre of wine produced, so water meters were installed in wineries. more »
Dec 4, 2014 12:36 PM Innovations
There are few shortcuts in evolution and two of the most astonishing advancements in wine packaging are no exception. They took more than 6,000 years for the stainless steel keg and the wine pouch to evolve from a common ancestor. more »
Jul 10, 2014 2:33 PM Innovations
Wineries needing temperature controlled storage in the Okanagan finally have an answer to the problem. more »
Jul 10, 2014 11:52 AM Innovations
New from Vine Tech Equipment is a free smart phone app to help growers calibrate their sprayers for orchards, berries and vineyards. more »
Jul 10, 2014 11:21 AM Innovations
CS cartridges built with the proven BECOPAD® material Fine filtration is vital to the beverage industry, so the introduction of the new CellStream depth filter cartridge is happy news. more »
Jul 10, 2014 11:15 AM Innovations
The Vinmetrica SC-50 MLF Analyzer gives accurate and reliable malic acid concentration levels in wine for detecting the end of malolactic fermentation (MLF). more »
Jul 10, 2014 11:12 AM Innovations
Look around any farm or fruit packer, and you’ll see one common object: wooden pallets used for moving and shipping large amounts of fruit. But the venerable wooden pallet has its drawbacks. It’s heavy, and can get a lot heavier when wet. more »
Jul 10, 2014 11:09 AM Innovations
When a winemaker releases a complex wine meant for aging, they take into account the amount of oxygen that will get into the bottle over time, or the Oxygen Transmission Rate. more »
Jul 10, 2014 11:05 AM Innovations
From a company that has been producing equipment for the wine industry since 1850, comes a new innovation for the 21st Century. more »
Jul 10, 2014 10:59 AM Innovations
Coravin, the maker of a wine preservation device costing $300, faces an explosive problem. more »
Jul 9, 2014 12:00 AM Innovations
You wouldn’t normally think of a shipping supply company as being innovative – especially one that has been around for more than 38 years. Then again, you haven’t met Ron Brown – founder and President at Shippers Supply. more »
Apr 9, 2014 12:22 PM Innovations
Better wine. Improved resistance to pests and disease. Reduced use of chemical inputs. You’d think with all those benefits, Penergetic would be a household name in the wine making industry in Canada. more »
Apr 9, 2014 10:57 AM Innovations
New PLU Label Developed
You wouldn’t normally think of a shipping supply company as being innovative – especially one that has been around for more than 38 years. Then again, you haven’t met Ron Brown – Founder and President at Shippers Supply.
Penergetic Makes Your Grapes More Energetic
Better wine. Improved resistance to pests and disease. Reduced use of chemical inputs. You’d think with all those benefits, Penergetic would be a household name in the wine making industry in Canada. But in fact, use of this innovative bio-technology is not yet well known in vineyards here. Derek Pratt, the BC-based importer and Canadian distributor, would like to change that.
The Cork That's Not a Cork
Now winemakers have another choice when it comes to stopping up the wine bottle. This unique new wine bottle from EZ Cap has a reusable flip-top bottle stopper so wine drinkers can simply pop it back on and save their wine for another day.
Constellation Lab Brings Science to Art of Wine
One of the advantages of being part of a large wine company, is you have access to state-of-the-art testing equipment.