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Marksman       Smart Pumps

The "Marksman" Smart Pump

A revolutionary automated pump system.

Designed and built in Australia.

Wine Batching Smart Pump

With 30 years experience supplying pumps to the Australian wine industry, Ridgelea has developed the Marksman smart pump.   


Competitively priced and versatile it is suitable for wineries of all sizes.

  • Delegate a transfer to the Marksman and free up a cellarhand.

  • Make blending mistakes a thing of the past!

  • Hit a tank dip while having a cuppa.

  • Top a tank over lunch.

Wine batching Smart Pump

The Marksman Smart Pump can be supplied with different pump types and sizes to suit your needs.

Standard features include:


  • Easy batch control

  • Tank sensors to stop over-filling

  • Multiple safeguards to prevent wine loss

  • “Gentle Start” for filling empty tanks

  • Touchscreen with smartphone control

  • History function that records all transfers onto a USB drive.

The System:

The standard configuration of the Marksman pump includes:

  • Mencarelli Menc Inox 50 rubber impeller pump (reversible)

  • 3kW 6 pole motor

  • Endress + Hauser 10D magnetic flowmeter

  • 7" colour touchscreen

  • Smartphone dedicated to the pump for remote control

  • Onboard charging station for the smartphone

  • Router and antenna providing it's own wi-fi network

  • Pressure transducer

  • Tank sensor bar (to hang over the neck of the tank you are filling - this will stop the pump when the tank is full)

  • 20m cable for tank sensor

  • 10m 3 phase power cable and plug

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Wine Batching Smart Pump
Wine Batching Smart Pump
User Interface:

The user interface consists of 4 main screens:

  1. Batching

  2. Manual

  3. Parameters

  4. History

A permanent status bar shows the status of the pump and sensors at all times.

During operation the system will shut down automatically on any of the following events:

  • Completion of the set batch volume

  • The tank sensor is active indicating a full destination tank

  • No flow

  • Erratic flow (usually caused by an empty feed tank)

  • Failure to communicate with the radio transmitter (if in use)


To ensure that the Marksman is perfectly suited to your winery, the following options are available:

  • Radio transmitter for tank sensors

  • Centrifugal Pump with pneumatic valve*

  • Different size pumps

*Compressed air must be supplied by the winery

Call us now to discuss how this pump can revolutionise
your workflow!
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We Can Always Provide You with Excellent Winery Pump Options

If you are looking for a high-quality winery pump, you can find it right here with us. Alongside a range of other available products, we can help you get the most out of every batch of wine you make. Choose Ridgelea Winemaking Equipment and make the wine you have always dreamed of making.

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What Sets Us Apart from Our Competitors When You Need a Commercial Wine Pump?

When choosing the team to provide you with a wine transfer pump or similar items, you want to get it from a team you trust. Here are a few things we believe set us apart from our competition and why choosing us is the right choice:

  • We have been servicing clients with winemaking equipment since 1987. We understand winemaking machinery in the same way we understand that all our clients strive to make their next batch of wine their best. We have the knowledge to help you get the results you want to achieve.

  • We are a local family-owned business, which means we understand the importance of maintaining healthy relationships with our clients. Whether you have questions about our different products, want suggestions regarding the best ways to use our products, or more, we will happily help.

  • We have an extensive range of different winemaking products to ensure you can get everything you need from one location. We can supply you with filters, destemmers or crushers, presses, products for wine batch control, grape samplers, and other winemaking machinery. Whether you want the latest technology from a variety of available brands, or you need humble, tried-and-tested products, we can help you either way.

When your winemaking requires precision from a team that understands what you want to achieve and how you can achieve it, we are the obvious choice. We bring extensive knowledge to the table gathered over years of servicing the winemaking industry. We also do our best to provide every customer with the support they need when they need it, and we can offer an excellent range of products. Choosing us means choosing winemaking at its most effective.

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