Spinning Cone Column

Spinning Cone Column

A Technology Feature Article Technology:       Spinning Cone ColumnType:                   Distillation   The Spinning Cone Column is a technology that offers promising possibilities to the wine, beer and drinks industries and Vintech Pacific is at the forefront of research into spinning cone applications in New Zealand. Traditional distillation techniques use heat to evaporate and capture volatile compounds…

Pall XL6 High Pressure Crossflow

Crossflow Filtration

A Technology Feature Article Technology:       Crossflow Filtration Type:                   Filtration & Membrane   Vintech Pacific were pioneers of crossflow filtration technology for the New Zealand wine industry.  Today, we are the acknowledged leaders in crossflow filtration as a service for New Zealand’s wine producers. Crossflow filtration differs from more traditional ‘dead-end’ filtration methods in several ways.…

Memstar Reverse Osmosis

Reverse Osmosis vs Ultrafiltration

A Technology Feature Article Technology:       Reverse Osmosis & Ultrafiltration Type:                   Filtration & Membrane   Reverse Osmosis and Ultrafiltration are offered as on-site services in New Zealand exclusively by Vintech Pacific. Both services employ reverse osmosis technology but use membranes of differing pore sizes, which enables a wider range of quality enhancement results to be achieved.…

Microstar Mobile Laboratory

Microstar Mobile Laboratory

A Technology Feature Article Technology:       Reverse Osmosis & Ultrafiltration Type:                   Filtration & Membrane   Vintech Pacific’s Reverse Osmosis and Ultra-filtration technologies provide winemakers with a diverse range of tools for enhancing wine quality and for the development of new products. In simple terms, these are advanced membrane technologies that enable winemakers to selectively remove constituents…

Stars Stabilization

How Stars Electro-Dialysis Works

Ensuring that wine is physically stable and can be transported, stored over time and served, while always remaining in perfect condition is hugely important in today’s modern, global wine market. For those who remember their high-school science classes, acids and non-metal ions combine into compounds called salts. With variations in temperature, salts have a propensity…