Wines & Vines Home
   
 
Welcome Guest
LOGIN |  CREATE ACCOUNT
 
 

Technology

 

Product News

June 2012
 
by
 
 
Small lot wine pouches
Wright Labels partnered with wine bag maker AstraPouch North America to offer small wineries a low-cost, “do-it-yourself” kit, complete with a label and an unbranded white pouch—equivalent to two standard 750ml bottles—and a 160-bag order minimum. Details: wrightlabels.com.

Demptos announces Chinese glass line
Fairfield, Calif.-based glass company Demptos announced that it’s offering a new line of glass wine bottles made in China. The new line of bottles will feature 14 molds available in three colors: antique, dead leaf and flint. Demptos is an affiliate of Saxco International LLC, a global packaging company for the wine and spirits industry. Details: demptos.com.

Sonoma Cast Stone unveils conical tank
At almost twice the size of Sonoma Cast Stone’s egg-shaped concrete fermentation tanks, the new 925-gallon conical concrete tank offers the same advantages but with more space. Sonoma Cast Stone reports that the tank’s conical design “compacts the cap and forces it into the wine.” A pomace door allows the tank to be used for white and red wines. Details: concretewinetanks.com.

JBC releases large bottle corker
JBC’s new large bottle corker is designed to handle 3- to 27-liter bottles. Light enough to be carried by one person, the corker is fully adjustable, 50 inches tall and takes up less than 1 square foot of space. The corker can be purchased with 32mm and 39-42mm compression tubes. A 750ml compression tube is available upon request. Details: largebottlecorker.com.

New POS system for wine sales

Harbortouch released a new version of its free point-of-sale system designed for retail wine, beer and liquor sales. A key function of the new system is an age-verification process that prompts cashiers to ask for consumer identification. The system also can differentiate between single drinks and multi-packs at checkout. Details harbortouch.com.

Separator Technology releases new unit
Separator Technology Solutions, a maker of wine centrifuges and lees clarification equipment, released the STS 95 centrifuge. The STS 95 is designed for medium wineries in the 5,000-10,000 tons per year range and can be mounted on a mobile base to be moved where needed. Details: sts200.com.

Global Package releases new Burgundy bottle
The “Claire” is the new Burgundy style glass bottle by Global Package LLC. The company also announced the release of new spirits bottles. The Claire has a 1.5-inch punt, a 31.5mm capsule top and is available in antique green. Details: globalpackage.net.

 
SHARE »
Close
 
Currently no comments posted for this article.
 
 
SEE OTHER EDITIONS OF THIS COLUMN ï¿½ CURRENT COLUMN ARTICLES »


 
Wines & Vines Home
 
866.453.9701 | 415.453.9700 | Fax: 415.453.2517
65 Mitchell Blvd., Ste. A San Rafael, CA 94903
info@winesandvines.com
Wine Industry Metrics
 
Off-Premise Sales » Month   12 Months  
September 2014 $575 million
5%
$7,743 million
6%
September 2013 $550 million $7,311 million
     
Direct-to-Consumer Shipments » Month   12 Months  
September 2014 $163 million
16%
$1,708 million
11%
September 2013 $141 million $1,538 million
     
Winery Job Index » Month   12 Months  
September 2014 166
14%
226
18%
September 2013 145 192
     
 
MORE » Released on 10.15.2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Practical Winery & Vineyard Library
 
Search the PWV archive »
 
 

FEATURES
 

Direct To Consumer
Wine Shipping Report
2014
 
Download full report »
 
 

CALENDAR
  • November 1-2
     
    A Wine & Food Affair
     
  • November 1-2
     
    Temecula Harvest Celebration Barrel Tasting
     
  • November 5
     
    Single Vineyard Night
     
  • November 5-6
     
    Southeastern United Wine & Grape Symposium
     
  • MORE »
 

READER COMMENTS
 
Article: What's Your Winery's IP Worth? »
 
If you would like more information on this seminar please visit The Seminar Group's website....
Reader: Danielle Bingham
 
Article: DtC Is Lifeblood of Wineries, Banker Says »
 
Seems like another locical option would be to have more small niche distrbutors. Consolidation of...
Reader: Guest
 
Article: Tasting Wine From PD-Resistant Grapes »
 
Congratulations Andy! Lots of grapebreeders and southern growers will be looking through the catalogs. i...
Reader: Guest
 
Article: The 'Sideways' Effect »
 
Thank you for this research that confirms what many thought about the pinot noir effect....
Reader: Guest
 
Article: Fine for Volunteer Labor Makes Wineries Wary »
 
This is so incredibly asinine. And my taxes go to help fund these over-reaches? No...
Reader: Philburtonj
 
 


Directory/Buyer's Guide — Your Wine Industry Marketplace
 
 
WINERY SEARCH
 
 
Advanced Search »
SUPPLIER SEARCH
   by Product
 by Company Name or Brand
 
Browse by Category »
2015 Directory/Buyer's Guide
The Wines & Vines Directory and Buyer's Guide
 
 
EXPANDED ONLINE SEARCH INCLUDED WITH PURCHASE
 
ORDER NOW »
 
LEARN MORE »
 
 
Wines & Vines Magazine
 
 
LEARN MORE »
 
SUBSCRIBE »
 
Digital Edition Now Available!
Wines & Vines Digital Edition Now Available
 
LEARN MORE »
 
ORDER NOW »
 
 
The Wines & Vines Online Marketing System
 
The Industry Standard winery marketing application
 
FREE LIVE DEMO »
 
VIEW VIDEO »
 
 
 
 
Latest Job Listings
 Ams Is Hiring
 Santa Rosa, CA
General Administration and
 Compliance Assistant/S...
 Sonoma County, CA
General Administration and
 Sales Support Administ...
 Novato, CA
General Administration and
 Ranch Leader 3 - Napa ...
 Healdsburg, CA
Vineyards
 Assistant Store Manage...
 New York, NY
DTC, Tasting Room and Retai
 Tasting Room Associate...
 Sebastopol, CA
DTC, Tasting Room and Retai
 Assistant Tasting Room...
 Healdsburg, CA
DTC, Tasting Room and Retai
 Jr. Network Administra...
 St. Helena, CA
General Administration and
 Tasting Room And Wine ...
 Sonoma County, CA
DTC, Tasting Room and Retai
 Tasting Room/Hospitali...
 Rutherford, CA
DTC, Tasting Room and Retai
 
More Job Listings >>
Follow Us On:
 
 





Home  |  About Us  |  Editors  |  Subscribe  |  Print Edition  |  Digital Edition

Advertise  |  Site Map  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy
 
 
Copyright © 2001-2014 by Wine Communications Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
No material may be reproduced without written permission of the Publisher.
Wines&Vines does not assume any responsibility for any unsolicited manuscripts or materials.