Tag: winemaking


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.

Overgrown Vineyard

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.

Barrel room at Gravity Wine House

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.

Grapes in Vineyard Rows

Wine Production: Fermentation Vessels

Your wine is its own unique blend, so the best way to honor your wine is to ensure that its vessel helps accentuate its flavors and is a productive member of the winemaking process. In order to decide which type of tank is right for you, we’ve summarized the most common tanks and the pros and cons of each.

Stainless Steel Tanks One Option for Wine Fermentation Vessel