Ultrasonic Barrel Cleaning Demonstrated in California
New technology claims to destroy Brett, save water, increase barrel life.
by Bill Pregler
May 2010 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
High-power ultrasonic barrel cleaning (HPU) was recently demonstrated at the filtration company Winesecrets of Sebastopol, California. HPU is being promoted as a viable cleaning alternative to traditional high pressure and hot/cold water barrel blasting. Using technology developed by Cavitus of Australia and joining forces with Premier Wine Cask of Napa, Winesecrets hopes to finalize the R&D phase and have a finished unit available next year. Their goal is to obtain a mobile unit within two...
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