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Sorting Table Ensures Only Berries of Desired Ripeness Selected

February 14, 2020

Meet the "densimetric sorting table," a Rube Goldberg-like machine with conveyor belts, funnels and chutes to transport freshly harvested grapes through a hopper of water treated with a sugar solution and calibrated so only fruit of a desired ripeness sinks and then is retrieved for fermentation. Picture the slides, tubes, pipes and pools of a water park, only on a smaller scale.