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…

VA Filtration completes the Memstar acquisition

VA Filtration completes the Memstar acquisition
VA Filtration is excited to announce that it has completed the purchase of MEMSTAR. According to Bryan Tudhope, general manager of VA Filtration USA, this acquisition will open the door to US based manufacturing of MEMSTAR equipment allowing the US access to a safe and affordable option for on-site alcohol reduction. With our ability to…
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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…

Budget Cross Flow Filtration Is Here!

Budget Cross Flow Filtration Is Here!
Are you tired of using pad filtration to get your wine bottle ready? Do you need a filter for small lots as low as 1 barrel? Would you like a robust system that is easy to use? Would you like a system that is made in America? Would you like a reasonably priced system for…

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…