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Digital density measurement is about to further evolve: With the new DMA™ 35 from Anton Paar. The robust portable density meter needs only 2 mL of sample for the measurement and delivers results within seconds. Simplify your measurements in the fiel more

Nov 1, 2017 2:23 PM Innovations

The Open Grape crushing system represents an innovation in the crushing principle as it not only crushes the berry and releases its contents, but at the same time opens the skin outward. more

Jul 1, 2017 12:00 AM Innovations

New this year from AEB is Fermoplus Tropical. Fermoplus Tropical is a white fermentation nutrient particularly rich in specific amino acids that are essential for the characterization of wines with a “tropical” profile, such as aromas of ripe fruits, more

Jul 1, 2017 12:00 AM Innovations

Made available for the first time this year, Innerstave has released a premium 36-month air-seasoned French oak adjunct to the Canadian market. Innerstave's success comes from adhering to the rules more

Jul 1, 2017 12:00 AM Innovations

Mannofeel are liquid pure mannoproteins extracted from yeast cell walls and highly purified which provide complex mouthfeel and finesse on the palate. more

Mar 30, 2017 1:43 PM Innovations

Inside this issue is our 2017 Tractor Guide, which includes a reader survey, safety from WorkSafe BC and Tractor Specs for specialized industry tractors. more

Feb 8, 2017 11:46 AM Magazine

France is also the country of origin for Culmina’s new winemaker, Jean-Marc Enixon. A recent arrival to the South Okanagan, he worked briefly at Osoyoos Larose, but soon found the ideal fit as Culmina’s vineyard manager and winemaker. more

Feb 7, 2017 1:40 PM Wineries

Pascal Madevon

Photo by Lionel Trudel

If not heaven, the Okanagan is the surely the next best place for Pascal Madevon. The Bordeaux-trained winemaker’s impressive credentials include making top notch Okanagan wines since moving to the Okanagan from France in 2001. more

Feb 7, 2017 1:37 PM Wineries

Sue Echlin and Vance Lester are on a mission to put Saskatchewan on the map as a Canadian winemaking region. While the Prairie province may not hold great promise for grapes, the founders of Living Sky Winery are crafting table and dessert/port-style more

Nov 24, 2016 2:50 PM Articles

Vancouver Island wines are bringing a new kind of sparkle to the market. The Wine Islands Growers Association (WIGA) has registered “Charme de L’ile” as a region specific trade name for sparkling wines produced on Vancouver Island. more

Jul 7, 2016 1:34 PM Articles

The ancient practice of using clay or terracotta vessels for fermenting wine is making a comeback as a more natural, more artisanal way of producing wine with the Wine Amphoras made by Manetti Gusmano & Figli. more

Jul 7, 2016 1:30 PM Innovations

New automatic wax dipping machine for wine/beer bottles. more

Jul 7, 2016 1:26 PM Innovations

LuxPrem+, an innovative overcap solution for premium spirits is made from a special aluminium based material. The intricate design features ensure that LuxPrem+ rivals the traditional tin overcap used by premium spirits brand owners. more

Jul 7, 2016 1:22 PM Innovations

Lotus Pumpover Head The patent-pending LOTUS pumpover head gently and uniformly distributes juice - even if unfiltered or mixed with whole berries - over the cap in tanks of any size without excessive bruising or misting. more

Jul 7, 2016 1:11 PM Innovations

Lisa Olson 0716

Photo by Kim Elsasser

Concepts like biodiversity, conservation, interactive, plant science, niche markets, microclimate, and even a look into a food forest are some of the topics explored in this Annual Innovation Issue. Find them and you’ll feel inspired too! more

Jul 7, 2016 12:35 PM Publishers View

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

There is much in the news today about how technology is driving a wedge between people. Children and adults spend too much time with heads bent downward looking at small screens rather than talking to the person beside them. more

Jul 10, 2014 2:24 PM Wine Opinions

Summerland’s Okanagan Crush Pad is a progressive winery that has made bold business moves, resulting in impressive accolades in the three years since it began. more

Jul 10, 2014 1:12 PM Articles

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

  • Targeted Wine Taint Removal

    Targeted Wine Taint Removal

    Why Remove Taints From Wine? Undesirable Levels of VA, EA, 4EP, 4EG May Impact the Wines Value Remaining In Compliance With VA Levels Flavor Recovery Sensory Optimization

  • CrossFlow Filtration & Mobile Centrifugal Clarification

    CrossFlow Filtration & Mobile Centrifugal Clarification

    Reliable CrossFlow Filtration Mobile Centrifugal Clarification Why CrossFlow Filtration? Minimal Product Loss Fast, Efficient and Gentle Reduced Volume of Solid Waste Why Centrifugal Clarification? Faster, Improves Winery Work Flow Durring and After Harvest Reduced Product Loss Reduced Volume Of Solid Waste