Temperature and Humidity Monitoring in Ice Wine Harvesting

CAS DataLoggers recently provided the temperature and humidity monitoring solution for a small winery in Ohio which was waiting for winter temperatures to drop low enough to harvest an acre of grapes to make ice wine. Earlier in the year, these grapes were left to freeze on the vine, where their water froze and their sugar became strongly concentrated. The resulting wine was exceptionally sweet and in high demand. However, the harvesting process was demanding and even risky: growers needed a freeze to start picking, and a delay would result in many fewer usable grapes lost to hail, rot, and animals. Read the entire article on our applications note page.


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