Picking Decisions Based on Analysis: A Winemaker’s Review

For any wine manufacturer who tries to minimise interventions into the natural winemaking process, when no chemicals can be added to adjust the wine – the taste and quality of the finished product highly depend on grape characteristics which change dramatically with the picking date. Irina Santiago-Brown from Inkwell Wines explains how making a right picking decision is…

Monitoring Bentonite in Wine

As a winemaker working in a world where many consumers base their purchases off of looks alone, the right colour and clarity of your product can make or break your brand. Several steps are required to transform grapes off the vine to the crystal clear wines found on the shelves of Australia. Before shipping to…

Measuring the pH of Wine

Wine is a much-celebrated part of various cultures worldwide for thousands of years. Although the origins of winemaking predate written record, archeologists have discovered traces of wine dating back over 8,000 years. The process of winemaking remains largely unchanged, but technological advancements have allowed winemakers to refine their techniques in an effort to increase the…