Lab Equipment: Affordable Products Allow Small Wineries to Automate Labs
Smaller wineries benefit most from the development of automated lab equipment that is now more capable, more compact and more affordable.
Jul 2006 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Even as recently as five or 10 years ago, any sort of laboratory automation was so expensive that it remained the exclusive province of specialized analysis laboratories and large multi-million case wineries. However, because the embedded computers that control these devices benefit from the same advancements that, according to the much cited "Moore's Law," cause desktop computers to double in speed every 18 months, the cost and size of most auto-analyzers have been decreasing while their capabi...
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