Stainless Steel 500L Red/White Wine Fermentation Tank

A stainless steel 500L wine fermentation tank is a vessel with a capacity of 500 liters designed specifically for fermenting wine. Fermentation tanks are an essential component in winemaking, as they provide a controlled environment for the fermentation process to take place.

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stainless steel 500L wine fermentation tank

A stainless steel 500L wine fermentation tank is a vessel used for fermenting wine during the winemaking process. It is designed to hold a capacity of 500 liters of grape juice (known as “must”) during fermentation. These tanks are commonly used in wineries and are made of stainless steel due to its durability, ease of cleaning, and inert nature, which prevents any unwanted reactions with the wine.

1.Here are some key features and aspects of a typical stainless steel 500L wine fermentation tank:

Capacity: As the name suggests, the tank has a total capacity of 500 liters, but fermentation tanks can come in various sizes to accommodate different batch volumes.

Construction: The tank is constructed entirely from stainless steel, which is the material of choice for wine fermentation tanks due to its resistance to corrosion and easy maintenance.

Design: Wine fermentation tanks are often cylindrical in shape with a conical bottom. The conical bottom allows for easy collection of sediment and facilitates the removal of the wine after fermentation.

Cooling and Heating: Many stainless steel fermentation tanks have built-in cooling jackets or coils that allow winemakers to control the temperature during fermentation. This ensures that the yeast ferments within the desired temperature range for optimal flavor and aroma development.

Airlock and Valve: The tank is equipped with an airlock or fermentation lock to allow the release of carbon dioxide produced during fermentation while preventing air from entering the tank. It also features a valve for easy draining of the wine once fermentation is complete.

Easy Cleaning and Sanitization: Stainless steel is easy to clean and sanitize, ensuring that the tank remains free of contaminants and maintains the quality of the wine.

Sealing: The tank has a tight-fitting lid or cover to prevent exposure to air during fermentation, as excessive exposure to oxygen can negatively impact the wine’s quality.

500L red wine fermentation tanks


Wine fermenter 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

3.Standard product features:

•Stainless steel 304/316L

•Conical centric top
• Sample valve
• CIP – rotary spray ball
• Wine outlet and drain outlet assembly
• Dimple cooling jacket
• Fully welded cladding

•Top Manhole Cover
• Side rectangular manway
• RTD Probe
• 2″ Butterfly valves

•Flat, sloped bottom

•Mesh Screen

•2″ PVRV

•Ladder Rack

•Bimetallic thermometer

•Liquid level tube

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