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This Bottling Checklist is provided to assist our customers with preparations for bottling day.

Custom Quality Bottling provides:

  • Clean and sterilized equipment and work space
  • Temperature controlled bottling environment
  • 80 feet of hose from pump to bottling line, with a 1 1/2 inch, tri-clover fitting on hose
  • Integrity test of filters
  • Video jet date coding on bottles
  • Case tape
  • LCBO compliant case labels
  • Twine to tie off pallets of finished product
  • Lock n' Pop technology - required by LCBO, to stabilize palletized finished product

Customer provides:

  • Power - 3 phase, 208 volt, 60 amp ***generator available to rent from Custom Quality Bottling
  • Hot and cold potable water
  • All components for finished product
  • Wine filtered and ready to bottle
  • Listing of products to be bottled, litres, bottle size, closure type and bar code
  • Inert gas (nitrogen)
  • Code 7 filters - pre and final, 0.8 and 0.45 micron - filter length: 30 inches ***available for purchase from Custom Quality Bottling
  • Labels printed to line specifications ***see Products & Services page
  • Wine hose, if distance from pump to bottling line exceeds that provided by Custom Quality Bottling, with 1 1/2 inch tri-clover fittings
  • Fork lift and experienced operator
  • Labour - 5 workers including forklift operator
  • 1 designated winery person with authority to make decisions, and responsible for supplying bottling components

Bottling Day:

Custom Quality Bottling arrives at location 1 1/2 hours prior to bottling start time to set-up, with access to hydro and water.
One hour before bottling - access to wine, filters, and bottling components
Normal hours of operation: 8:30am - 4:30pm with 1/2 hour for lunch and 2 x 15 minute breaks