Benefits of Egg-Shaped Wine Tanks A lovely article in the April ’17 edition of Wines & Vines magazine written by Richard Carey, giving Vital Vessels a header photo spread of our larger 675lt vessel, reviewing egg-shape fermentation tanks in the marketplace and the benefits t
Winemaking – Back To Its Roots Denelle Shemesh The winemaking process begins in the earth. Nature creates beautiful vines whose history is rooted deep in the soil. Old branches sprout new life every year in formed bunches, bunches of grapes that slowly ripen. Vintners wait pati
This article from back in 2010 in the Sydney Morning Herald conveys innovative young winemaker Anton Von Klopper’s first experiment with hands-off winemaking in ovoid wine fermentation tanks. The Unconventional Winemakers Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock out west of Oodnad
In a mountain stream, nature provides a complex bed through which water flows. As gravity pulls it in, around, and over rocks, sand and vegetation, water constantly creates within itself patterns and vortices. Water in its natural state does not travel in straight lines, it loves to m
Wine can be fermented in many different types of vessels, from tanks, barrels and amphora to vats of wood, concrete or plastic, and a multitude of other options. The decision as to which vessel can come down to the style of the wine being made, budget, or even just materials at hand.