How does the grape destemmer crusher work?

With the harvest gone, it is time now to talk about one of the most important machines that we use to make wine. The destemmer crusher plays a very important role in the whole process of making wine. This is how it works:

But better than words is this video that I made during the harvest. It’s all in Portuguese, but unfortunately I made an English version, which, for some reason, disappeared…I hope that it helps you to train your Portuguese! Fixed!

Any question or comment?

Oscar

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  • http://www.smithfieldwine.com George

    The english version would have been very nice. My Portuguese goes no further than “obrigado” I’m afraid.

    • Quevedooscar

      Hi George, I’m afraid we have to wait for next September! But at least I hope my comments have given you some clue!