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From a company that has been producing equipment for the wine industry since 1850, comes a new innovation for the 21st Century.
Valentin is based in Champagne, France, and not surprisingly specializes in equipment for production of sparkling wine. Their bottling systems range from smaller lines for 300 bottles an hour, up to 20,000 bottle an hour production lines for the major producers in France and Spain.
One issue with sparkling wine production is that glycol was required to freeze the neck of the bottle. Now, Valentin has developed a new neck freezing machine that uses super-cooled air to freeze the bottle neck.
The company says it’s new ‘Freez’Air’ device saves producers money - since air is free - but more importantly is better for the environment, as no glycol has to be disposed of.
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