Processing > Wine, beer & spirits

Vodka: it's all about the marketing

22 August, 2016

Research from Edith Cowan University has shed light on what influences Australian consumers when making the decision to buy vodka.


Clarifier improves productivity for brewer

10 August, 2016

Italian brewer Brewfist's SPX Flow Seital clarifiers minimise oxygen pick-up and improve productivity.


SPX FLOW helps brewery achieve expansion through efficiency

04 July, 2016

Italian brewer Brewfist had some clear processing goals when it looked to expand production capacity at its brewhouse near Milan, Italy, to meet growing market demand.


Beer slumps, but premium alcohol is on the rise

16 June, 2016

Growth in the premium spirits market indicates a rise in preference for quality over quantity, according to the IWSR 2016 database.


Schneider Electric APS Tank Management System for wineries

02 June, 2016

Schneider Electric's Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) Tank Management System enables users to visualise and optimise winery operations.


The art of high-volume winemaking

18 May, 2016

The challenge for Yalumba, in establishing its Oxford Landing winery, was to balance high-volume processing technology with winemaking art.


Alfa Laval membrane bioreactor system

09 February, 2016

The Alfa Laval Membrane Bioreactor system enables breweries to treat wastewater on-site using membrane filtration technology.


Flowfresh floor stands up to brewing's challenges

15 January, 2016

When founding the Pale Fire Brewing Co., head brewer Jamie Long knew a robust floor would be essential to withstand the challenging demands of high-quality craft beer production.


New partnership aims to transform winery waste

22 December, 2015

A new partnership between Swinburne and Dal Group Australia seeks to develop technology to transform winery waste into natural compounds that can be re-used in the winemaking process.


Krones Steinecker MicroCube brewhouse concept

13 October, 2015

Krones Steinecker has developed the MicroCube brewhouse concept for brew sizes of five or 10 hectolitres. Although aimed at microbreweries, the system delivers both consistent high quality along with cost efficiency.


Spray Nozzle Engineering wine solutions

07 October, 2015

Spray Nozzle Engineering has a long history of providing solutions to the wine and beer processing industries in Australia and New Zealand.


Premium flavours and craft drive growth in Australia's cider market

24 June, 2015

The Australian cider market is set to enjoy strong growth over the next five years, with an average annual growth rate of 12% forecast, in contrast to global growth of 5%.


Thumbs up for faster bubbly

19 June, 2015

Researchers have reported on the effect of commercial yeast products to boost fermentation in sparkling wines.


Invisible Sentinel brewPAL same-day test for beer-spoilage organisms

01 June, 2015

brewPAL delivers an ultrasensitive and user-friendly method for brewers to detect and monitor levels of the major culprits of beer spoilage.


Versatile sensors multitask in German brewery

22 April, 2015

When selecting sensors for the various inspection tasks within its busy brewery facility, Warsteiner was attracted by the versatility of the BVS-E vision sensors from Balluff.


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