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Your Wine Barrel Costs: Oak vs Stainless Steel [Infographic]

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Jan 25, 2017 8:22:57 AM

 

The true cost of a wine barrel goes far beyond its price tag.  Other factors that go into the total cost of ownership are lifespan of the barrel, loss of wine due to evaporation, and labor needs.  Our infographic will help you understand the impact wine barrels have on your bottom line long term.

 

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How Does Wine Get Its Flavor - INFOGRAPHIC

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Jan 25, 2017 8:21:14 AM

 

Every wine has a unique flavor that is reflected in the intricate melding of the grape, the land and the journey to the bottle.  A vintner has a great deal of influence over the flavor nuances throughout the winemaking process and can manipulate each stage to change the final outcome.  Details  like sweetness, mouthfeel, alcohol content, and intensity are all within the winemaker's control.  

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Grow Your Bottom Line with Paul Mueller Company Stainless Steel Wine Barrels

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Jul 22, 2016 5:07:19 PM

 

Now that you are ready to increase stock at your vineyard and you know stainless steel is the way to go, here are four reasons why a Paul Mueller Company wine barrel is head and shoulders above the rest. 

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A Cost Saving Alternative to Oak Barrel Aging Wines

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Jul 22, 2016 4:48:32 PM

 


In the world of wine aging and storing, French Oak barrels have long been considered the gold standard. But if you don’t want to pay a truckload of gold to buy and maintain these barrels over the years, you might be considering alternatives for your winery.

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3 Ways Vineyards Can Prepare For Water Shortage

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Jul 22, 2016 4:39:34 PM

 

 

Even with drought conditions early in the year,  by all accounts the 2016 wine harvest was short and intense, with higher yields than 2015 and exceptional quality. As always weather can be a wine makers best friend or worst enemy and the 2016 ripening season saw cooler than average daytime highs and cold nights, perfect for "inky and complex wines" according to The Wine Institute.

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4 Steps to Cleaning Stainless Steel Wine Barrels

Posted by Paul Mueller Academy Staff on Jul 22, 2016 4:35:50 PM

 

As a commercial wine maker, we know you want your vintages to be smooth and flavorful when they go into that bottle. The equipment handling your wine plays a big part in achieving the end product. But you have to start with a clean canvas so your work of art can shine. The good news is, with stainless steel barrels it doesn’t take a lot of labor to achieve stellar results, see our tips below.

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About Paul Mueller Company Academy:

Teaching and sharing ideas has long been part of the rich heritage at Paul Mueller Company.  We have almost a century of quality craftsmanship guiding the way we apply new learnings. Paul Mueller Company Academy is a collection point for those learnings, so we can collaborate and grow more successful together. You will find articles, blogs, guides, infographics and more dedicated to furthering knowledge for all, in the world of stainless steel processing equipment solutions. 

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