Processing > Wine, beer & spirits

Lunar beer

06 February, 2017

Can beer be brewed on the moon?

Krones takes craft brewer out of the garage and into the future

14 December, 2016

When a pioneer of the American craft brewing scene was ready to take their business out of the garage and into a brand new facility, they chose a CombiCube B from Krones as their core technology.

Wine waste becomes high-end gin

22 September, 2016

A South Australian company that reformulates wine industry waste into value-add products is helping to drive Australia's booming craft spirits sector.

The history (and personality) of yeast

12 September, 2016

Belgian researchers have found that yeasts used for beer and winemaking were domesticated in the 16th century, around 100 years before the discovery of microbes.

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.

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