VA Filtration USA Offering Memstar Processes & Equipment

VA Filtration USA Offering Memstar Processes & Equipment
VA Filtration USA is currently offering mobile Memstar equipment and services to the US wine industry. The patent pending Memstar process is a unique alcohol reduction system designed for on-site alcohol reduction. The process allows the winemaker complete control over the alcohol reduction process. It is possible to dial in alcohol levels to within 0.1%…

Smoke Taint 2015

Smoke Taint 2015
What is smoke taint and how do I know it is there? The question of smoke taint is coming up a lot these days. Is it in the fruit? Will it affect my wine? How do I remove it? Based on 2008 experience, highly tainted fruit can make some very ashy, astringent, bacony wine (think…

New Central Coast base of operations in Paso Robles

New Central Coast base of operations in Paso Robles
VA Filtration USA is excited to announce the opening of a new Central Coast base of operations in Paso Robles. From this location, VA Filtration will offer its patented and unique wine processing technologies to the Central Coast, South Coast and Southern Central Valley wine industry. The facility will be managed by Chris Koegelenberg, who…

DSP Facility Launch

DSP Facility Launch
VA Filtration USA is excited to announce the opening of our new alcohol reduction service facility in American Canyon. With a state of the art vacuum distillation column utilizing indirect water heating, our latest service addition focuses on wine quality through improved technology. The process also aims at protecting the environment as much as possible…

Manganese – a solution is available

Manganese – a solution is available
The VA Filtration and Memstar group have a long and proud reputation for innovation, helping winemakers deal with what were previously intractable problems such as excessive VA, alcohol, Brett and smoke taint. Dealing with excess manganese is its latest development. In February, Wine Australia issued a warning to wine exporters to China as a result…