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Cider Yeast: A Choice For Every Style

One of the key elements to making great cider is choosing the right cultured yeast for your style of cider. Whether you are carbonating, bottle conditioning or using a charmat tank, we have the ideal yeast for every application and style. There are many ways to enhance the fragrance and flavour of your cider. Here are our top recommendations: Enodoc FA-01 (Fermentation Assuree)   PERRY, FRUIT CIDER FA-01 adapts to all apple, pear and fruit musts, quality levels and conditions; avoids stuck fermentations. It offers the safest overall choice for balance and structure. Enodoc BA-02 (Blanc-Aromatic) FINE PERLAGE CIDER BA-02 induces

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Neutrocork Premium®: The Latest Neutrocork® Evolution

Amorim’s commitment to TCA free corks – Guaranteed Choosing the appropriate cork for your wine is not simply a key finishing element — a cork can have a big impact on the quality, shelf-life and taste of your wine. When a consumer opens a bottle of wine and experiences a smell that is undesirable, or tastes a wine and finds that it tastes spoiled, it may not actually be spoiled. What the consumer may be experiencing can be caused by cork taint. Cork taint, caused by the natural compound Trichloroanisole (TCA), can result in a wine smelling like a wet

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Tannins — Volume 2

As winemakers, you know that the final adjustment of wines using tannins is very important to achieve balance, mouthfeel, colour stability, longevity, and more. This is particularly important in cool climates where tannin development is often challenging for wines made with both vinifera and hybrid grape varieties. Both red and white wines often benefit from the addition of tannins, depending on the growing season and the grape variety. As with most things, when choosing tannins, you get what you pay for — real natural grape and plant based tannins are very expensive to extract. Thankfully, DalCin Tannins have a high natural

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Revitalizing Bottling Tannins Volume 1

Introducing Infinity Fruity White and Fruity Red Infinity Fruity White and Fruity Red are bottling tannins that remove and control reductive molecules.    A more natural approach to freshen and revitalize your wines in the bottle. Wines pour clean, revealing a more open nose and flavour, even under screw cap. So how do they work? Infinity Fruity Red and Fruity White are blends of natural tannins extracted from various plants. These tannins have specific chemical structures that target reductive “masking” molecules that supress aromatics and flavour. Redox analysis completed at DalCin labs in Italy show remarkable results revealing specific positive

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Membrane Filter Cartridge Benefits

Do you operate a winery, brewery, or cidery? Do you want to ensure that your products offer customers a delicious and beautiful looking beverage? In order to achieve a five-star result, you need to include membrane filtration as part of your winemaking and brewing process. Here are some of the top benefits of using a membrane filter cartridge: 1. Prevent your product from spoiling or re-fermenting. Membrane filtration cartridges will protect your wine, beer, or cider from spoiling by carefully removing microorganisms in the form of bacteria. Bacteria can occur during the fermentation process and may result in spoilage. These

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Sparkling- Fully Customized

At A O Wilson, we are committed to creating unique and beautiful products that stand out from the crowd — just like your wines. For many wineries and wine producers, sparkling wines are one of their star products, and your star products deserve the special treatment. Our custom-printed wire hoods give your sparkling wines a chance to shine! Custom-Printing: The Possibilities Are Endless With custom-printed wire hoods, you can express your wine and your winery’s personalities. Each of our custom-printed wire hoods are intricately assembled with a wide range of options for colours and prints, so you can create the

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BEER CLOSURES: Foils, Cork&Wire or Simply PVC’s?

Whether you’re a home brewer or own a full-scale brewery, you have a range of options for beer closures. Beer closures can serve a number of stylistic purposes, from establishing brand awareness to helping distinguish a special brew. If you’re creating a signature beer for Oktoberfest or some other occasion, you may choose a specialty closure to make your beer stand out. At A.O. Wilson, we provide several options for beer closures to help your speciality beers catch attention. You may consider to dress up your crown capped bottle with a decorative foil or you may prefer the “naked look”

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AMORIM CORKS: THE FUTURE OF NATURAL CORKS

Corks are an essential part of the winery business. Corks may be small in size, but they can have a big impact on the quality, shelf-life, and taste of your wines. With this in mind, Amorim has started to develop a new product and process to improve the quality of natural corks. Here’s what you need to know and how these new advancements could impact your wine business: TCA-Free Corks Amorim is one of the biggest suppliers of corks, and they’re on a mission to make all of their corks TCA-free by 2020. Trichloroanisole (TCA) is a potent chemical that may

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Custom-Printed Wire Hoods for Sparkling Wine

At A O Wilson, we are committed to creating unique and beautiful products that stand out from the crowd — just like your wines. For many wineries and wine producers, sparkling wines are one of their star products, and your star products deserve the special treatment. Our custom-printed wire hoods give your sparkling wines a chance to shine!

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