First Continuous Membrane Press in North America Garners Praise at Vincor
California wineries travel to Niagara and Ontario to view Siprem technology at work.
by Julie Gedeon
Jun 2012 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Vincor Canada is the first North American winery with a pneumatic membrane press that can process grapes continuously at an average rate of 40 tons per hour. “It has exceeded our expectations,” said Brad Wells, Vincor Canada’s project engineer. “Rather than having trucks lined up to deliver grapes, we’re hustling the vehicles through as quickly as they arrive.” The Canadian stronghold of Constellation Brands, Inc. bought a PCM 400 from Italy’s Sipr...
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