5000L Tapered Wine Fermenter Tank For Winery

A tapered wine fermenter tank, also known as a conical fermenter or cone-shaped fermenter, is a specialized vessel used in the winemaking process for the fermentation and clarification of wine. It is designed with a conical shape that gradually tapers from the top to the bottom, allowing for improved control over the fermentation process and the separation of wine from sediment.

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A 5000-liter tapered wine fermenter tank is a specialized vessel used in winemaking for the fermentation of grape juice into wine. These fermenters are typically made of stainless steel and are designed to provide a controlled environment for the fermentation process. Here are some key points about a 5000L tapered fermenter for a winery:

Size: A 5000-liter tapered wine fermenter tank is relatively large and can hold a substantial amount of grape juice, making it suitable for medium to large-scale winemaking operations.

Tapered Shape: The tapered shape of the fermenter allows for efficient extraction of juice from the grapes during fermentation. It promotes the circulation of the grape skins, which aids in color and flavor extraction from the grapes.

Material: These fermenters can be made from either stainless steel or oak. Stainless steel is preferred for its durability, ease of cleaning, and the ability to control temperature. Oak fermenters can add specific flavors and characteristics to the wine.

Temperature Control: Many fermenters are equipped with temperature control systems to maintain the ideal temperature for fermentation. Controlling temperature is crucial for the development of wine’s flavors and aromas.

Manway: A manway is a door or access point on the fermenter, allowing winemakers to access the interior for cleaning and maintenance. It may also be used for adding or removing grape must.

Lids and Seals: Properly sealing the fermenter is crucial to prevent contamination. Tapered fermenters typically have lids or covers that can be sealed tightly to ensure an airtight environment.

Sampling Ports: These are small ports or valves on the fermenter that allow winemakers to take samples for analysis during the fermentation process without opening the main lid.

Drainage and Racking: The fermenter should have outlets for draining the wine after fermentation is complete and for racking the wine into other vessels for aging or bottling.

Ventilation: Adequate ventilation may be included to control the release of gases and maintain the desired conditions inside the fermenter.

Hygiene: Proper cleaning and sanitation of the fermenter are crucial to avoid contamination and off-flavors in the wine. Stainless steel is easy to clean and sanitize.

Punch-Down or Pump-Over: During red wine fermentation, it’s common to perform regular punch-downs or pump-overs to mix the grape solids with the liquid, ensuring good color and flavor extraction from the grape skins.

Overall, a 5000-liter tapered fermenter is a valuable tool in winemaking, especially for red wine production. It allows winemakers to control the fermentation process, manage the separation of liquid and solid components, and produce high-quality wine.


The tapered wine fermenter tank is made of AISI 304 quality stainless steel, an updated to AISI 316L stainless steel is available for high-corrosion environments. Sanitary construction with 100% TIG welded joints and seams with sanitary interior polish. the tank comes with a flat, sloped bottom, paired with the large, rectangular door, the discharge of the sloped tanks is made easy

Standard product features:

•Stainless steel 304/316L

•Tapered shape

•Conical centric top

•Top Manhole Cover
• Sample valve
• CIP – rotary spray ball
• Wine outlet and drain outlet assembly
• Dimple cooling jacket or channel jacket
• Fully welded cladding
• Side rectangular manway
• RTD Probe
• 2″ Butterfly valves

•Mesh Screen

•Conical bottom

•2″ PVRV


•Liquid level tube

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