by WBM Staff
Oct 2003 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Presses"Controlled Atmosphere Pressing" Comes to AmericaThe Vintek grape press from Australia, which is now distributed in the US, also includes a notable new feature: controlled-atmosphere pressing (CAP). The CAP system is designed to improve the quality of white winemaking by providing inert gas coverage for must and juice in the press and juice trough to reduce oxidation and SO2 usage while maximizing fruit flavor and wine quality. Trials in Australia over the past two years have shown that t...
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