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Anton Paar Alex 500 alcohol and extract meter for beer

24 February, 2015

Alex 500 from Anton Paar is an alcohol and extract meter for beer that determines alcohol and extract content, kilojoules, degree of fermentation and other parameters.


Chappellet Vineyard: new technology for age-worthy wine

05 February, 2015

Chappellet Vineyard & Winery has become among the first in its industry to install VitiSort, the optical sorter for wine grapes from Key Technology.


Chappellet Vineyard: new technology for age-worthy wine

05 February, 2015

Chappellet Vineyard & Winery has become among the first in its industry to install VitiSort, the optical sorter for wine grapes from Key Technology.


GEA Filtration beer recovery plants

22 January, 2015

GEA Filtration has developed beer recovery plants which recover beer from surplus yeast in tank bottoms by means of cross-flow membrane filtration.


How resveratrol - the elixir of youth - provides health benefits

12 January, 2015

It seems that resveratrol, the red-wine ingredient once touted as an elixir of youth, activates an evolutionarily ancient stress response in human cells. The finding should dispel much of the mystery and controversy about how resveratrol really works.


'Aroma recovery' improves the taste of alcohol-free beer

10 November, 2014

Researchers have developed a technique to enhance the aroma of alcohol-free beer, which is often perceived as 'tasteless' by consumers.


Anton Paar Snap 50 digital alcohol meter for micro-distilleries

21 October, 2014

Anton Paar has developed the Snap 50 digital alcohol meter for use in small distilleries.


GEA Filtration beer recovery plants

21 October, 2014

GEA Filtration has developed beer recovery plants which recover beer from surplus yeast in tank bottoms by means of cross-flow membrane filtration.


GEA Filtration beer recovery plants

21 October, 2014

GEA Filtration has developed beer recovery plants which recover beer from surplus yeast in tank bottoms by means of cross-flow membrane filtration.


Double the efficiency for Brazilian brewer

16 October, 2014

Brazil's second-largest brewing conglomerate, Grupo Petrópolis, ordered two identical breweries from Krones AG when it expanded in 2013-14. Both breweries have two filling lines and a capacity of six million hectolitres.


Australian Grape and Wine Authority begins operations

01 July, 2014

The Australian Grape and Wine Authority has begun operations. It brings together R&D functions and marketing and export regulation functions following a proposal by the Winemakers' Federation of Australia and Wine Grape Growers Australia.


Cold pasteurisation to replace sulfites in wine?

04 June, 2014

German company Edecto has developed and patented a 'cold pasteurisation' method that preserves liquid products at moderate temperatures. The method is being trialled with wine as an alternative to sulfur dioxide as a preservative.


Magnetised yeast makes sparkling wine faster

29 May, 2014

The time taken to remove waste yeast from wine can be reduced from weeks to minutes if the yeast itself is magnetised.


How many bubbles in a glass of bubbly? Fewer than you'd think

09 April, 2014

A single glass of champagne is generally thought to contain 15 million bubbles on average. But a French chemist has challenged this figure, suggesting that the mathematical formula used to arrive at this estimate has oversimplified the matter.


Grupo Petrópolis grows with Krones

03 March, 2014

As part of its rapid expansion, Grupo Petrópolis - Brazil's second-largest brewing conglomerate - has built two new breweries, each with a capacity of six million hectolitres. Krones won the turnkey order for the two breweries.


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