Pomace Tool Sucks Away Risk
Jul 2003 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
The Grape Ape is one of those tools that you just wonder why nobody thought of sooner. Entering its second year on the winery scene, this pomace sucking tool is getting lots of attention. Made by Ross Cook, the vacuuming tool is quite simple in its concept: stick a long, thin wand into the mass of stems, seeds and skins (pomace) left over after the first free run and pipe it to a press.Last season, the Grape Ape was tested or demonstrated at Fetzer, Charles Krug and Courtside Cellars wineries, a...
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