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Commercial winemaking equipment is required to simplify the process of creating a brand of wine that competes with the regulars for a spot in the wine cellar. It provides the opportunity to develop a wine that stands out and quickly become a favourite at dinner parties. Ridgelea Winemaking Equipment supplies all the tools required for commercial winemaking.

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We supply the best commercial winemaking equipment.
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What you should know about commercial winery equipment.

Wine production is one of the oldest industries created by humans. In fact, it helped the food industry become the third-largest market around the world after water and energy production. Over the years, modern machinery was introduced to streamline the winemaking process and reduce waste.

  • There are many considerations in the winemaking process, such as gentle handling and increased efficiencies.  When you source the ideal equipment, it allows you to produce wine of a higher quality and provides flexibility in your winemaking decisions.

  • Even the simplest pump selection can have a positive effect on your winemaking, and that theory carries through the entire range of equipment available for the different stages of the process.

  • Filtration plays a massive role in supplying clear wine to the tables of consumers. With the range of filtration equipment available, the process is faster while delivering an aesthetically pleasing wine that’s free from particles and bacteria.

Benefits of using industrial wine equipment.

Obtaining wine equipment is a significant investment but you gain the opportunity to put a stamp on the wine market with your unique signature. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, a typical week in 2018 showed that over 50 per cent of the population consumed alcohol with the preferred beverage being wine at 26.7 per cent. Consequently, you can rest assured that your efforts will result in profits.

  • In your winery you have the ability to produce your own masterpiece, and the correct selection of equipment will allow you to achieve the best end result without compromising,

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About Ridgelea winemaking equipment

We are a family business that has been passed down for generations from 1987. Everything that you require to enhance your winery, from pumps, crushers, filters, presses and samplers, we have it all.​

Contact us for your winemaking equipment.

The Ridgelea Team

David is the son of Silvano Zerbo, who established Ridgelea in 1987.  He is now heading up the business after Silvano's retirement. 

After graduating with a degree in Mechatronic Engineering, he started working with Ridgelea in 1999. 

With many years of experience he has a solid understanding of winemaking machinery and the industry.

Phillip did his first vintage in 1996 in Victoria, and has worked as a winemaker in wineries large and small around Australia and overseas.   Joining the Ridgelea team in 2017, Phillip brings a with him a wealth of knowledge that allows him to assess your individual needs and offer the best solution for your winery

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"Ridgelea are always willing to go the extra mile to ensure we have the fit for purpose part or plant that will exceed our expectations."

- Bruce Gregory, Majella Wines