Enartis Vinquiry announced that Michelle Bowen has been promoted to Enartis' wine services director. With over 30years in the wine industry, Bowen joined Enartis Vinquiry in 2004 as director of laboratory operations.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in enology and a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from California State University, Fresno. Prior to her position at Enartis Vinquiry, Bowen’s wine industry experience began with production management in California’s Central Valley for Canandaigua Wine Co, at Charles Krug as enologist and Robert Mondavi as winemaking technical mManager. As Enartis' wine services director, she hopes to help clients with winemaking tools that will enrich their winemaking experiences.
Enartis Wine Services is a new division of Enartis Vinquiry designed to help customers benefit from the full potential of using its services and/or products. This new service team will be focused on providing excellent technical support and customer service. This includes support in using alternative tartrate stabilizers, sensory improvement of wines, use of innovative technologies such as flotation, flash détente and micro-oxygenation, support for laboratory set-up, QC and QA methodologies, as well as educational winemaking seminars.
Enartis Vinquiry is part of Enartis International which has offices in the United States, Italy, France, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand and China. Enartis is the enology division of the Esseco Group, an international industrial group that has been developing advancements in the sulfur derivatives and enology industries for 85 years. Esseco is the world’s leading producer of potassium metabisulfite, including the high-purity, non-clumping enological product Winy. Enartis Vinquiry offers specialty winemaking products, laboratory supplies, analytical services, and consulting. Headquartered in Windsor, California, Enartis Vinquiry also has branches in Napa, Santa Maria and Paso Robles.