Winery owners who have thought things through know what the best flooring for a winery is. Between crushing acidic grapes by the ton and heat sterilization, to the retail/tasting areas that must be visually appealing, flooring for a winery must meet many specific needs.
“Crush” happens after the grapes are harvested. The crop is moved in to the crush room using forklifts and heavy machinery. Mechanical presses crush the grapes to remove the juices. After crushing, the juice moves to the fermentation room. Absolute sterilization in the fermentation rooms is essential to maintaining the integrity of the juice. The wine is aged in barrels, then bottled.