Tag: santa rosa


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.

How to Start a Wine Label

As a custom crush winemaking facility, a common question we get asked is, “how do I start a wine label?” Because this is so common, we wanted to provide a brief overview of some of the factors involved in this process.

Winery Sanitation: Biogenic Amines in the Wine Industry

There’s no debate that consumers worldwide have become increasingly interested in knowing about how their food and beverages are made, and more importantly, what they’re really made of. Generally, the abundant existence of biogenic amines in wine is viewed as an indication of poor winemaking practices. Gravity Wine House takes measures to limit the presence of biogenic amines in our winemaking practices.