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Concrete fermenters: from old school to New World Wines & Vines Comments Off

Concrete fermenters: from old school to New World Wines & Vines Nov, 2005 by Tim Teichgraeber You see them when you tour older wineries in poorer parts of Spain or Portugal–big cement fermentation tanks, squarish in proportion and often open-topped or covered with a slab of metal. To those of us accustomed to polished stainless [...]

Fermenting Wine in Cement Tanks Comments Off

wine business monthly Fermenting Wine in Cement Tanks Users cite excellent temperature retention, ease of handling and ability to breathe among the attributes of cement tanks. by John Intardonato Sometimes in the wine world, changes that seem new can also be very old, perhaps almost as old as dirt. The Romans, for instance, were using [...]