Pressure fermentation tanks

Date or time period: 1953

Pressure fermentation tanks with refrigeration were introduced by Orlando and Yalumba from Germany for controlling the rate of fermentation for producing fresh white wine and tank-fermented sparkling wine[1][2][3].  


  1. B.C. Rankine (1996) The evolution of the modern Australian wine industry: a personal appraisal
  2. Amerine et al. (1980) Tech Winemaking pp. 196
  3. Halliday, J. (1994) A history of the Australian wine industry 1949-1994