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Spinning Cone Column

English term (centrifugal cone column) for a physical process used in distillation and rectification (separation of liquid mixtures). In this process, the liquid to be separated is distributed very thinly by rotating cone plates in conjunction with a vacuum by exploiting the centrifugal force. This process, which has been used in beer production for a long time, is now also used in winemaking. It is used for the production of dealcoholised or low-alcohol wine through alcohol reduction, concentrated grape must and RCGM It is used for the optimisation of the aroma and sensory properties, as well as for the reduction of excessive sulphurous acid content.

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