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Address

1439 Grove Street
Healdsburg
CA, 95448
United States
Phone
707-431-2000
Fax
707-431-2005
Primary
Ross Battersby

Our Company

Approaching one's work with passion and zeal is typical for winemakers. Jim Carlsen recognizes this circumstance as the ultimate requirement for success in any endeavor and has placed the concept that one should ideally enjoy one's work at the top of his priorities both for his clients and his staff.

The goal at Carlsen and Associates is to provide the ultimate in functional, quality winemaking equipment to the wine industry. Jim's view of producing a quality product is simple. Use quality components and materials coupled with outstanding craftsmanship to create your product. Fine craftsmanship is most readily obtainable from people who are working at what they love to do. Jim's formula has proven itself in two important ways, the winemakers who use Carlsen and Associates equipment are making the finest wines with the most efficiency and the people who are working at Carlsen and Associates, who love their work and their workplace, are providing the finest winemaking systems available.

 


A visit to the Carlsen and Associates facility is an inspiring experience. Whether you are watching the fabricators at work welding stainless steel, wiring control panels to pump systems or the whole crew sitting down at a worktable together for a paella affair, the air is charged with the kind of enthusiasm that comes only from people who want to be where they are, doing precisely what they are doing.

With Carlsen and Associates the small winery is served in a variety of ways. Equipment, service, and an extensive inventory of parts are the elements that comprise the Carlsen solution.

Jim's background working as a hands on manager and electrician has allowed him to develop not only the efficient workplace that defines Carlsen and Associates, but also the sophisticated electronic control systems that are the signature feature of all of the Carlsen and Associates products. An infinite range of control over the feed and crush rates and the various functions of the Carlsen equipment line allow the user to exercise finite and precise control over all phases of the winemaking process. The alliance of the Italian company Puleo and Carlsen and Associates has allowed Carlsen to implement many of his personal engineering refinements to the already excellent Puleo equipment. These combined efforts have resulted in the number one destemmer-crusher available today.

The various pumps, Waukesha and Yamada, applied to the winery with Carlsen's enhancements, cover all phases of wine movement in the cellar. The hopper, the screw sumps and of course the Carlsen Basket Press are all fabricated in-house and exhibit the highest standards of materials and fabricating skills.

The second component of the Carlsen and Associates solution is the service. In the field, in the shop or on the phone, the crew at Carlsen is always available to address instruction, trouble shooting, repair and maintenance concerns.

Recently Carlsen and Associates has developed and stocked a thorough list of components to extend, modify or complete your winemaking system. A complete inventory of valves, fittings and parts for every aspect of the winemaking process is available over the counter at the Carlsen Annex in Healdsburg, California. Technical consultation with the crew will help make the selection of components easy and accurate.

Carlsen and Associates have put their finger on the pulse of the needs of the small winery. Equipment, service, and a supporting inventory of components coupled with quality in workmanship and material produces the Carlsen and Associates winemaking systems. These systems allow the individual winemaker to express themselves, create the product of their intention and have a considerable amount of fun doing what they love to do.

Winemaking Systems


Firmly established as the industry leader, the Carlsen Winemaking System is comprised of a range of equipment and support that covers the entire journey between vine and stemware.  

Carlsen and Associates has been engaged in researching and refining the winemaking process for twenty years. Carlsen and Associates is convinced that the vintner's work, though a serious endeavor, should always be fun. The Carlsen Winemaking System is designed to reduce stress and raise the fun index. Carlsen and Associates delivers with a solution that is complete - from equipment and components to a fully developed support and service program.

The equipment used in the Carlsen Winemaking System is simply the best available. Waukesha Positive Displacement Pumps and Centrifugal Pumps are employed with Carlsen and Associates' electrical controls to pump wine and must throughout the winery. Yamada Air Pumps provide gentle handling wherever needed.

Carlsen and Associates has collaborated with Puleo, the premier Italian manufacturing company, to provide the finest Destemmer-Crushers and Wine Presses currently available. All of the equipment is supported with an in-stock line of valves, fittings and parts to maintain and expand the system to the individual needs of every winery.

Carlsen and Associates has developed its products and its staff with equal care. The latest in fabricating equipment coupled with the highest standards in craftsmanship result in the Carlsen Winemaking System being the most thorough approach to winemaking available.

Carlsen Incline Belt Elevator
Carlsen Incline Belt Elevator
Carlsen Tank Cleaning Spike
Carlsen Tank Cleaning Spike
The Carlsen Tank Cleaning Spike is a great way to secure your cleaning device in your tank during cleaning and sanitation operations. No more flopping hoses and splash and spray from partially open lids. The spike is easy to use and helps make your cleaning and sanitation safer and more effective. As we all know "the cleaner the better", a tenent of winemaking!
Carlsen Keg
Carlsen Keg
15.5 gallon keg with a 2" Triclover® connection.
Vega 10
Vega 10
Vibration Sorting
Carlsen 10 TPH System
Carlsen 10 TPH System
10 TPH System
Large Scale Destemming and Pressing
Large Scale Destemming and Pressing
Large Scale Destemming and Pressing
Carlsen & Associates
Carlsen & Associates
Promotional Video
Basket Press
Basket Press
Carlsen & Associates Basket Press
Puleo SF 36 Press
Puleo SF 36 Press
Puleo SF 36 Press
Carlsen Title 31
Carlsen Title 31
Carlsen Title 31 Chunk 2
Miscellaneous Sorting
Miscellaneous Sorting
Miscellaneous Sorting
10 Ton Sorting
10 Ton Sorting
10 Ton Sorting
Vega 10
Vega 10
Crushing

News Archive


Come By the WIN Expo to See Carlsen & Associates at Booth #225 & #324
09 November, 2017

Carlsen & Associates will be attending the North Coast Wine Industry Expo Trade Show & Conference on November 30th. Stop by Booth #225 & #324 in Grace Pavillion for information on Winery Equipment, Fittings and Service. 


Carlsen Tank Cleaning "Spike"
09 April, 2013

Carlsen Tank Cleaning “Spike”

  • 24" OAL
  • 2" Triclamp® Mounting Cap
  • Stainless Steel Construction
  • Comes with 3/4" Quick Disconnect Brass Fittings
  • Can be used with a Culver Tank Washer or a Carlsen Barrel Washer
  • For use in cleaning and sanitizing portable tanks, Flextanks, concrete eggs, and tanks with central lids.  

        Retail: $127.00 plus tax and shipping

The Carlsen Tank Cleaning Spike is a great way to secure your cleaning device in your tank during cleaning and sanitation operations.  No more flopping hoses and splash and spray from partially open lids. The spike is easy to use and helps make your cleaning and sanitation safer and more effective. As we all know “the cleaner the better”, a tenent of winemaking!

The 2" Triclamp® mounting cap fits securely to the vent ferrule on the tank lid. The quick disconnect fittings allow the spike to pass through the ferrule and you can fit your cleaning device on the end. The Culver Tank Washer can clean tanks up to 10’ in diameter and the Carlsen Barrel Washer can do small tanks up to 5’ in diameter.

For concrete tanks, and “Eggs”, this device is important as you can close the lid completely, so any acid used to proof the inside of the tank doesn’t leak down the outside and spoil the exterior finish of the tank.  More importantly it keeps the cellar workers safe from acid spray.

We recommend that you use a Triclamp® screen gasket (#20 or #40 mesh) when using well water or sanitation agents. It keeps debris and un-dissolved material from blocking the washer ports.

The spike comes with your choice of inlet fitting, either 1-1/2” Triclamp® adaptor,  a ¾” quick disconnect, (male or female), or a female garden hose fitting.


We Have Kegs In Stock!
01 March, 2013

Carlsen Keg

Features and Benefits:

  • 15.5 Gallons, 58 Liters
  • European Made, Purpose Built
  • 2” Triclamp® Connection, Fitted at Production
  • Triclamp® Connection Sits 1” Below the Chine
  • Sanitary Welded
  • Smooth Chine and Handles with Drain Holes
  • Stackable
  • Pressure Rated to 7 bar (100 psi)

Cost: $200.0o plus tax and shipping


Ross Battersby joins Carlsen and Associates
21 January, 2013

Carlsen has built a reputation over 25 years for high quality reliable machinery and parts and Ross will bring his winemaking and winery knowledge to their technical and engineering expertise.  Prior to joining Carlsen and Associates, Ross was the winemaker at Limerick Lane for 12 years and started his wine career at Stonetstreet Winery in 1994. Prior to that, Ross worked as a safari guide in Africa and has travelled extensively there.  His travels gave him a knack for fixing vehicles and caring for equipment he and his clients depended on.

 

To talk with Carlsen and Associates about your equipment needs, please contact David Halstead at 707-431-2000 or david@carlsenassociates.com.


Carlsen Incline Belt Elevator
24 January, 2012

This past year we worked closely with three wineries to develop and tune-in this new piece of equipment that will fall into place on one of our crushpads or it will be a great upgrade for your existing crushpad. Here are some of the key features and applications to this new belt elevator.

Features

  • Adjustable Discharge Height
  • Two Infeed Hoppers Available
  • No Liquid Retention
  • Cleanout Port at Base
  • Open Design for Easy Cleanup
  • Curved Cleats
  • Belt Scaper on Return Side
  • Stainless Steel Casters with Brakes
  • Made in the USA
  • Two-Year Warranty
Applications
  • Processes 1 to 10 tons per hour
  • Send Fruit Directly to Destemmer
  • Send Presort to Destemmer from Table
  • Send Postsort fruit to Press or T-bin from Table
  • Send Fruit Directly to Press or Fermentor 
For further information please give us a call at 707-431-2000

Extensive Equipment Video Library Available For Viewing
28 February, 2011

Carlsen and Associates provides the ultimate in functional, quality winemaking equipment to the wine industry. We want to show you what we're talking about. Visit our Videos page and see our equipment in action!


Key harvest equipment that all works together
22 September, 2010

The Carlsen Crush Pad is a combination of key harvest equipment that all works together. All that the customer has to do is call Carlsen and Associates and we can supply your crush pad needs.

  • Single sourced, all of your crush pad equipment comes from one supplier
  • All of the equipment works together without field modifications
  • The equipment is sized to your needs and will allow you to grow
  • The Carlsen Crush Pad has been designed for efficiency and versatility
  • One service point, when you need help all you have to do is call


Use the send me info button to receive more information - or call us 707-431-2000

To see out list of customers Please click on the PDF's below!

Download(s):

Title Name Email Phone
Sales Manager Jon Johnson jon@carlsenassociates.com 707-431-2000
The Annex Ginger Davis ginger@carlsenassociates.com 707-431-2000
Coast Winery Systems Joel Crosbie joelcrosbie@gmail.com 805-714-3770
Vineyard Gate Winery Supply Dean Ullom 509-261-1303
New World Winery Equipment Joe Lutomske joe@enotools.com 607-426-0434
New World Winery Equipment Sean Turner sean@enotools.com 4178829009
Crush Pad Packages
 
The Carlsen Crush Pad is a combination of key harvest equipment that all works together. All that the customer has to do is call Carlsen and Associates and we can supply your crush pad needs.
  • Single sourced, all of your crush pad equipment comes from one supplier
  • All of the equipment works together without field modifications
  • The equipment is sized to your needs and will allow you to grow
  • The Carlsen Crush Pad has been designed for efficiency and versatility
  • One service point, when you need help all you have to do is call
Basket Press Package Call for Quote
Carlsen Receiving Hopper
Puleo Vega 10 Destemmer-Crusher
Waukesha 130 Positive Displacement Pump
Carlsen 130 Screw Sump
Carlsen Basket Press

SF24 Package Call for Quote
Carlsen Receiving Hopper
Puleo Vega 10 Destemmer-Crusher
Waukesha 130 Positive Displacement Pump
Carlsen 130 Screw Sump
Puleo SF24 Drainpress

SF45 Package Call for Quote
Carlsen Receiving Hopper
Puleo Vega 10 Destemmer-Crusher
Waukesha 130 Positive Displacement Pump
Carlsen 130 Screw Sump
Puleo SF45 Drainpress

plus tax and shipping

Specifications
 
Programs
 
Schematics
 
Drawings
 
Maintenance
 

Waukesha Universal 130

 

Features

Positive Displacement Pump Head

Low Maceration

Variable Speed

Single O-ring Seals for Easy Replacement and Cleaning

Flows from 0-135 gpm

Pressures up to 80 psi

Two-Year Warranty

 

Construction and Design

Stainless Steel Housing and Rotors

Single O-ring Seals

Helical Gearing

Cast Iron Motor

Variable Frequency Drive

50' Remote Speed Control

Nema 4X Electrical Enclosure

Single Phase and Three Phase Power

Stainless Steel Cart and Poly Filled Tires

 

 

Application

Must Pumping up to 20 tph

Barrel Work

Pump Overs

Juice Transfer

Bottling

Barrel Racking

 

Options

Pressure Control

Float Control

Timer Control

Fitting Basket

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