Jackson Family Wines, known for its Kendall-Jackson label, has developed a process to reduce winery water usage by 70 percent.
The majority of water consumed in wineries typically goes toward rinsing wine barrels, tanks, and equipment.
A new system developed by Jackson Family Wines recycles and filters the hot water used for rinsing, losing only about 10 percent of that water in the process, the company said Tuesday. The system also retains 75 percent of the water's heat. As a result, the process also saves energy.
The company developed and tested the process in conjunction with the University of … Read more