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FLCC will host workshop on wine filtration April 18

Finger Lakes Community College will host a workshop on wine filtration for professional and home winemakers and brewers on Tuesday, April 18 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Emily Marchetti Kunz, founder and CEO of MoFil; Stephen Daniels, sales and business development manager for Filtrox North America; and Michael Penn, FLCC instructor of viticulture, will present at the FLCC Viticulture and Wine Center, 100 Empire Boulevard, off Pre-emption Road in Geneva. There is no cost, but seating is limited. To register, email [email protected] or [email protected].

The workshop is meant for winery cellar technicians, winemakers, brewers as well as home winemakers and home brewers who want to increase their knowledge and practical understanding of wine or beer filtration. It will cover the theoretical foundations and best industry practices of wine filtration for plate and frame filtration, crossflow filtration, cartridge and membrane filtration, and sterile membrane filtration.

Participants will also learn hands-on and practical knowledge as the presenters set up and demonstrate filtration in the center’s teaching winery. Attendees will also have the chance to ask questions of industry experts. For more information, or questions, call (585) 785-1182.