In the not-so-distant past, winemakers relied solely on memory and well-worn, possibly wine-stained, spiral-bound notebooks to keep track of the winemaking process.

As regulatory requirements have increased and winemaking has become big business, memory, and notebooks no longer suffice. Modern winemakers are benefiting from the use of technology in myriad ways ranging from automation of tasks using sensing technology to improvements in productivity and planning, to using data to drive winemaking decisions, to simply being able to comply with requirements pertaining to tracking for recall purposes.

When adopting technology to improve operational efficiency, wineries would be well served to consider the following…read more at NBBJ