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Drain and Press

The Drain and Press action is the final step in moving your lots on skins to lots tracked in volume. A Drain and Press can be recorded as a direct action or scheduled as task in a work order.

This article covers:

Drain and Press via direct action:

The Drain and Press action can only be recorded on one drain lot at a time.

1. Select the lot to drain.

2. Select all or some vessels to drain.

3. Next, select whether to a) Separate or b) Combine the free run and press fraction(s).

a) Separate free run and press fraction(s)

Free Run

  • Select the Free Run lot
  • Select one or more vessels, and fill in the volume(s)  

Press

  • (optional) Enter Press instructions
  • (optional) Fill in Press Fraction details
  • Select the lot to press into
  • Select one or more vessels to press into, and fill in the volume
  • Click   for more press fractions

*A breakdown of yield per press fraction is provided in the summary at the bottom of the action. 

b) Combine free run and press fraction(s)

Free Run and Press

  • (optional) Fill in Press instructions
  • Select a lot to drain and press into
  • Select one or more vessels to drain and press into, and fill in the volume

 

Drain and Press via work order:

The Drain and Press task can only be created for one drain lot at a time.

1. Select the lot to drain.

2. Select all or some vessels to drain. 

3. Next, select whether to a) Separate or b) Combine the free run and press fraction(s).

a) Separate free run and press fraction(s)

Free Run

  • Select the Free Run lot
  • Select whether to let cellar staff choose the vessels or select specific vessels to drain and press into. Fill in the expected volume if you choose specific vessels.

Press

  • (optional) Fill in Press instructions
  • (optional) Fill in Press Fraction details
  • Select the lot to press into
  • Select whether to let cellar staff choose the vessels or select specific vessels to drain and press into. Fill in the expected volume if you choose specific vessels.
  • Click   for more press fractions

 *A breakdown of yield per press fraction is provided in the summary at the bottom of the action. 

b) Combine free run and press fraction(s)

Free Run and Press

  • (optional) Fill in Press instructions
  • Select a lot to drain and press into
  • Select whether to let cellar staff choose the vessels or select specific vessels to drain and press into. Fill in the expected volume if you choose specific vessels.

How to Drain and Press multiple lots into a single lot

via Direct Action

Each Drain and Press action must be recorded for each drain-lot separately.

1. After creating the Free Run or Press Fraction lot (you most likely retained the lot code or created a new lot during the first Drain and Press of your group of lots), select 'Combine with existing lot' for the Free Run and/or Press Fraction(s).

2. Select your vessels

From the vessel selector, you can choose to add volume to partially filled vessels or to choose new, empty vessels to fill. To select new vessels to add to an existing lot, make sure to change the Contents filter to show empty vessels.

3. Add volume to your vessels

To Drain and Press multiple lots together:

Since a Drain and Press action can only be recorded on one Drain lot at a time, the total fill of the Free Run and/or Press lot(s) must be attributed proportionally to each contributing Drain lot.

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