2020 Winemaker Magazine Conference Substitute

As many of you know, Winemaker Magazine (WMM) is a great source of information and techniques for the serious home winemaker. This weekend many of us planned to attend the annual WMM Conference that was to be held in San Luis Obispo amid one of our favorite wine regions, the California Central Coast. In the interest of public health and safety, the meeting has been postponed. As of this writing, it is to be held next year May 20-23 in the same location. So we’re looking forward to that!

Discount codes!
The Vinmetrica Team would have been at the WMM Conference to share information about our products and to learn more about your needs. We can’t all meet this year, but we can provide the same discount codes for a brief time as we do every year at the conference!

If you order anything on-line from Vinmetrica before midnight on Sunday, you can take 15% off your entire order by entering this discount code at check out: WMM15

If you order before midnight on June 15, 2020, you can take 10% off your entire order by entering this discount code at check out: WMM10

This is the perfect time to buy that SC-300 kit you have been thinking about all year! Although it is much more fun to meet you all in person and discuss our products with you please know that we are always standing by to answer any questions you may have either through email or by contacting our Technical Support line.

Our offerings
In lieu of meeting our customers at WMM’s conference, we thought we would present a brief overview of Vinmetrica’s products and services designed to help you make your wine the best it can be. Check the links below for more information.

If you’re reading Winemaker Magazine, you’ve probably seen our advertising, like this one in the latest edition:

We make products that allow you to measure all the important chemistry parameters given above. We also provide analytical services for all these. We provide top notch technical support for all our products, and we provide repair and maintenance for all Vinmetrica devices.

Leave us a Review! If you already have our equipment, would you mind leaving a product review on our website? We are always looking for reviews, as they can help new customers decide what to buy. We really would appreciate it. Simply navigate to the product page for the Kit that you want to review and leave a comment.

If you have any questions about our Analyzer Kits or anything else we offer, please leave a reply below and we will get back to you asap!

Measuring sulfites (SO2)
Vinmetrica got its start with the original SC-100 for measuring free and total SO2. Now we make the SC-100A; and our most popular product, the SC-300, includes ability to measure pH and TA, (and a few other things.) If you really want to step up your testing, we would suggest the SC-300 Pro Kit which gives you all the accuracy and reliability of the SC-300 mentioned above with some added laboratory equipment to help speed up your testing and make it easier for you.

Vinmetrica SC-300 Sulfite & pH/TA Wine Analyzer Kit

Vinmetrica SC-300 Pro Kit

We recently put up information comparing the Vinmetrica SO2 test to other methods in terms of speed and accuracy.
https://vinmetrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/SO2methodscompared.pdf

Measuring pH and TA
As mentioned above, our most popular product is the SC-300 because it gives you both SO2 and pH/TA (acidity) results. We also make the SC-200 for pH/TA only. Both are cost-effective devices for making pH and TA measurements.

Here’s some recent information on pH, TA, and the Vinmetrica devices…
About pH: https://vinmetrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/pH_Blog.pdf
TA testing: https://vinmetrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/TheTAblog.pdf

Support/Repair/Maintenance
We pride ourselves on the technical support we provide you. You can call us Monday through Saturday during business hours (West Coast time) and we will help you, usually right then, with your Vinmetrica product. Contact our tech support line at 760-494-0597 x102. Leave a message if we don’t pick up right away and we’ll get back to you.

Also check out our support and FAQ page https://vinmetrica.com/faq/ for helpful information.

Most of our products have helpful videos: https://vinmetrica.com/videos/

We provide repair and maintenance services on all Vinmetrica instruments. Some of these are on our website:

Firmware Upgrade and Electrode Test/Inspection Service

Firmware Upgrade Service

For other service, like LCD screen replacements or maintenance and testing of your instrument and/or electrodes, call the tech support line above.
All of our instruments come with a 2-year warranty that covers all repairs or replacements due to errors in manufacturing. All the electrodes come with a 1 year warranty!

Lab Services
We offer a complete list of test services for you. In addition to what our main products cover (free and total SO2, pH, TA, malic acid, YAN, %ABV and residual sugar) , we offer many other test services as well, including wine pathogens like brettanomyces and pediococcus, sensory evaluation, and others.

Check out our lab services page at https://vinmetrica.com/services/

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