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Inert Gas Use in the Winery

There is a small family of gasses that play an important part in the winemaking process. Gas management is particularly important and has many winemaking applications.

The Role of Sulfur in Winemaking

Worried about sulfites in your wine? Don’t be. Find out why winemakers add sulfur dioxide (SO2) to their wines to maintain the flavor and freshness, as well as how they measure SO2 to maintain optimal levels in wine.

The Importance of pH & TA in Winemaking

Winemaking involves many sensory and analytical measures. Two metrics that are very important, and often misunderstood are pH and titratable acidity (TA). Follow along for descriptions and examples that illustrate the importance and differences of pH and TA.

Wine Production:
Bottling Quality Control

At Gravity Wine House, we apply critical and calculated work practices throughout the year in the cellar to ensure that the wine is in peak condition when it comes time for bottling. All of that determination and hard work finally comes to a conclusion when the wine is being bottled into its final packaging.

Uncovering the Truth About Sulfites in Wine

With the ominous “Contains Sulfites” label that accompanies most wine bottles, consumers have grown wary of sulfur in wine. Join the Gravity team as they dig deeper into the role of sulfur in winemaking and how it might affect your health.

What is Custom Crush Winemaking?

Custom Crush is the idea of making wine in a facility with equipment and resources provided by the facility management team. It is sometimes thought of as a shared space, which can have many benefits to winemakers and wineries.

The “mean greenies”:
Methoxypyrazines in wine

Methoxypyrazine (MP) concentration can be such a make-or-break parameter that it’s often a major factor in harvest decisions. MPs in wine can come from a variety of sources, and understanding their creation is crucial to prevent high levels.

Wine Production: Barrel Selections
for Your Wine

Barrels are extremely complex, and therefore are often misunderstood elements when used in winemaking. Here we evaluate the numerous options available to winemakers, and how those differing elements can impact your wine.