April 2014

OMAC BE series lobe pumps

The OMAC BE series lobe pumps derives from the well-known B series pump since it shares several of its characteristics. In less demanding works, the BE pumps can replace the B pumps and, meeting…

Mastervin® Compact, the quick stabilization with small lees

Mastervin®Compact is a new product created by R&D of Vason Group, which responds to the need to achieve protein stabilization and to carry out efficient, and fast clarifications. On rough wines it improves…

Martignani electrostatic spraying system: proven and widely-documented efficiency since 1981

MARTIGNANI was Europe’s first company to introduce the electrostatic charging of the micro droplets used for crops spraying and for the maintenance of public green areas. The company’s innovations have won various awards in…

Labellers: the winning Made in Italy

We are in Porto Mantovano, in that portion of the Po Valley Plain enclosed between the provinces of Mantua, Brescia and Verona. To this strip of land in the north-east of Italy P.E….

Pulsed Electric Fields for vinification

The medical community recommends drinking red wine, in moderation of course, because of the polyphenols it contains. So increasing polyphenolic content is one way to meet the needs of a market that is…

E-learning helps prepare for Climate Change

E-Viticlimate, a European project in the Leonardo Program, is focused on the effects of climate change and the measures necessary to promote the adaptation of viticulture to these factors. The project partners (Italian,…

The prevention of Esca disease

Over the past years, Italian vineyards have been exhibiting symptoms of Esca complex wood disease, which have reached, in some cases, quite worrisome levels. Unfortunately this trend is not taking a turn for…

Valuable vineyards: the winner is Alto Adige

The value of vineyards in Italy’s top terroir has held up notwithstanding the recession and appeals, in fact, to those who want to invest in Italian winemaking operations. Top ranked investments are the…

European citizens like the new CAP

Over three-quarters (77%) of Europeans believe the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) benefits all EU citizens and over 90% support the main trends of the new CAP, such as making aid fairer and more…

Wine ages four times faster in the house

That wine ages better in the cellar than in an apartment is already well-known fact. But now the Edmund Mach Foundation (San Michele all’Adige, Trentino, Italy) has issued an important scientific confirmation that…

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