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WineTech 2005 - a wine and vine showcase of technology and equipment all under one roof

Are you considering the purchase of tanks as part of a new winery venture or upgrade? Which do you choose: AR Black, F. Miller, Flextank, JMA/Velo, Nadalie, Cristopia, Stirling, Omni or South America's Tersainox?

Perhaps you’re reviewing cooperage requirements? Presumably you would have well known brands in mind such as Frances' Morin, Mercier, Nadalie, Marsannay, Garonnaise, Tonnellerie Quintessence, Desrieux or Tonnellerie Bordelaise. How about Toneleria Victoria from Spain, Tersainox out of Chile, Dolium DFT from Hungary, Bronson & Jacobs, or Australia's own Southern Cross, Heinrich, Lefort or Schahinger barrels?

There’s so much to consider in running a winery, or vineyard, and finding time to contact suppliers, search the web, hit the phone, wait for follow-up and contact is always in short supply. Here’s your chance to save time and compare competing brands all under the one roof: Adelaide, WineTech 2005 trade show from 20-22 July. And – we promise the range on offer is not just restricted to tanks and barrels!

Extensive line-up of exhibits

Grapegrowing equipment on show at WineTech 2005 includes harvesters, cultivators, grafting machines, mowers, planting machines, post-hole diggers, sprayers and components, spreaders, tractors and accessories, weeders, vine and stump lifters, earth-handling systems, pruning equipment, receivable bins, nursery and trellis supplies, mapping systems, irrigation systems, testing and measuring equipment, waste water management systems, and viticultural chemicals and organics.

Winemaking equipment on display includes cellaring equipment, chemicals and organics, cooperage, crushers/destemmers, enzymes, fermenters, flavours and concentrates, yeast and bacteria supplies, winery automation/electrical services, filtration/separation equipment, presses and components, process instrumentation, pumps, racks, laboratory equipment, gases, heat exchangers, insulation, oak adjunct systems, tanks and accessories, sorting tables, bottles, bottling equipment, closures, seals, refrigeration, bar coding, scanning, labeling, packaging services/equipment and promotional goods/services.

Visitors will see analysis equipment, automation, grape sampling, communications and materials-handling equipment and a host of other ancillaries including valves, centrifuges, portable fittings, drive components, transmission equipment, flanges and regulators plus lubricants, conveyors and components, generators, hoses, connectors, gearboxes, product recovery systems, water meters, plungers, mixers/stirrers, spray nozzles, torque testers, pulleys/sprockets, v-belts, gearboxes and calibration equipment.

Technology is more important than ever in today’s progressive and competitive industry. The latest advances in winemaking and grapegrowing software programs will be on show with the Wagner Pflanzen-Technik's satellite-guided planning system and Kee's Zynz DGPS Guidance System.

Rounding out WineTech 2005 is an array of consultancy services from food safety, OH&S, business services, environmental management, oenology, public relations, QA, research, viticulture, winery design and construction plus merchandising exhibitors displaying the latest in uniforms, cellar door fitout accessories, beverage dispensing equipment, wine auction services, education, export, security and human resource services.

WineTech 2005 will also feature a strong line-up of transportation, freight and logistics services alongside providers of specialist storage and warehousing solutions.

As a visitor, this assembly of products, services and technology represents the latest technology from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK and the USA.
A day at WineTech 2005 – and with this huge range, you may need more time - will allow you to catch up with all the newest developments, trends and technology for viticulture, wine production and distribution. Indeed, many exhibitors at WineTech 2005 have chosen next month’s show as the vehicle to establish their position in the Australasian market to launch new products and services.

For a full overview of products and services on show at WineTech, visit the official website,

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