Processing > Wine, beer & spirits

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.


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.


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