Monthly Archives: February 2011

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The Vino Vessel Advantages! Vino Vessel is the first company in the United States to usher concrete winemaking tanks into the 21st century, harnessing concrete’s timeless benefits while meeting today’s standards of sanitation, durability and portability. Our modern concrete tanks ultimately represent the best of both winemaking worlds, merging numerous qualities of oak and stainless [...]

Creating concrete fermentation tanks Comments Off

Wine Notes: Creating concrete fermentation tanks Developing old technology Janis Switzer When Jake and Josh Beckett started researching new winemaking techniques for their new winery, Chronic Cellars, a little over a year ago, they came across a new trend in France: the use of fermentation tanks made of concrete. Instead of contacting the French producers [...]

Concrete Strides for FermentingTanks Comments Off

Concrete Strides for FermentingTanks Concrete tanks find solid support from California industry by Jane Firstenfeld Paso Robles, Calif. — Concrete fermenters have long been a staple of the European industry, as they were with the immigrant winemakers of the New World, but with the advent of oak barrels and stainless steel tanks, the market for [...]

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 [...]

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VV150 Pyramid 150 gallon capacity The Pyramid comes standard with: 2” tri-clover racking port 2″ tri-clover drainage port 16″ x 21″ front access door 16″ round top access door floor sloping at 3% to front access door Legs for Oval and Cube to be added as an additional feature. Our leg design is state of [...]

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VV935 Cube 935 gallon capacity The Cube comes standard with: 2” tri-clover racking port 2″ tri-clover drainage port 16″ x 21″ front access door 16″ round top access door thermal well & tasting port floor sloping at 3% to front access door Legs for Oval and Cube to be added as an additional feature. Our [...]

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VV477 Cylinder 477 gallon capacity The Cylinder comes standard with: 2” tri-clover racking port 2″ tri-clover drainage port 16″ x 21″ front access door 20″ round top access door floor sloping at 3% to front access door Legs for Oval and Cube to be added as an additional feature. Our leg design is state of [...]

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VV970 Oval 970 gallon capacity The Oval comes standard with: 2” tri-clover racking port 2″ tri-clover drainage port 16″ x 21″ front access door 16″ round top access door thermal well & tasting port floor sloping at 3% to front access door Legs for Oval and Cube to be added as an additional feature. Our [...]

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The Eco-Barrel 70 gallon capacity The Eco-Barrel comes standard with: 1500 lbs dry Lifting lugs on sides 24′ top manway Sloping floor Back to Products Page