Mixing it Up
The logistics of blending
Sep 2013 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Almost every winery has their own “wine was pumped into the wrong tank” story. Such things happen during crush and people are tired. Sometimes the story is about wine that was pumped into a tank with an open racking door or that was missing the door gaskets. More than once, I’ve seen pump-overs where the irrigator was not placed on the same tank that the pump was pulling from. Occasionally, wines are assembled into accidental blends. I think one wine company even turned such an...
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