Full Service Bottling
Flexible Solutions

G3 Bottling Services provides full-service bottling for wineries, breweries, kombucha companies, and other beverage producers. We offer complete component sourcing, on-site lab services and contract packaging through our California bonded Modesto facility, our American Canyon keg filling facility, and we also bottle locally right at our customers doorstep with our mobile bottling lines. Extensive experience with a wide range of packages and production volumes gives us the technical knowledge to manage every aspect of our customers' requirements.

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Our bottling
capabilities include:

  • Mobile lines to support 187mL PET/Glass, 375mL Glass, 750mL Glass, and Petainer Keg filling capabilities
  • Multiple fixed lines to support 187mL PET, 250mL Aluminum, 1.5-3L Bag-in-Box, StackTek, and Petainer Keg blow molding
  • Multiple shift capability
  • Flexible Sourcing: We can use customer packaging or source components and provide a turn-key solution
  • Lightly carbonated options for still wine

All Formats Welcome-Onsite or Door-to-Door

Our advanced bottling lines are ready to accommodate a variety of package formats in the beverage industry. If we need to add capability for a particular project, we enjoy partnering with our customers to expand our scope even further.

MOBILE LINES

Glass/PET Bottling

Beverage: Wine

Line Speed

  • Average Run Speed 45 bottles per minute

Container

  • Bottle types: Glass or PET
  • Sizes: 187mL, 375mL, 750mL
  • Max bottle height: 340mm (13.4 inches)
  • Bottle diameter range: 53mm to 109mm

Closure

  • Screw Caps: ROPE 30x60, 30x21, and 25x19, Torque-on 30x60 (WAK, Stelvin Lux, Savin)
  • Cork: Natural, synthetic, agglomerate
  • Capsules: Tin, Polylam, PVC

Label

  • In-line labeling (2 station pressure sensitive)

Miscellaneous

  • Laser bottle date coding (Julian or calendar)
  • Hot melt case sealing
  • In-line case printing (2 sides, SCC or UPC bar codes)
FIXED LINE

Bag-in-Box

Beverage: Wine

Line Speed

  • Up to 15 bags per minute

Container

  • Sizes: 1.5L, 3L
  • Max Box Dimensions: 10H x 5W x 4.35L

Bags

  • Premade bags, web fed

Spout

  • Leading or trailing spout capable
  • Adjustable filler valve (right, left, center)

Miscellaneous

  • In-line carton & shipper forming
MOBILE LINE

petainerKeg

Beverage: Wine, beer, other carbonated products, water, coffee, RTD cocktails, kombucha and cider

Line Speed

  • Up to 40 kegs per hour

Container

  • One-Way petainerKeg
  • Sizes: 20L & 30L

Miscellaneous

  • Filling accuracy +/-=0.5%
  • First mobile keg filler in the U.S.
FIXED LINE

STACKTEK

Beverage: Still wine, non-allergen still beverages

Line Speed

  • Up to 130 cups per minute

Container

  • StackTek PET packaging
  • Size: 187mL single serve – 24pk or 48pk case

Label

  • Pressure sensitive wrap for individual cups: industry standard 60# stocks and BOPP film
  • Shrink sleeve application on stacks of 4: perforated sleeve with a zipper visual and touch feel

Miscellaneous

  • Shrink sleeve not required
  • Stacking not required
  • Laser cup date coding (Julian or Calendar)
  • Up to 97 weeks of freshness

Quality Process & Control
-More than Meets the Eye

Our team of experts include microbiologists and chemists who understand beverage behavior under every condition, as well as engineers, mechanics and operators dedicated to optimizing our processes. As part of our service, we conduct multiple quality checks per hour throughout the bottling of a product. Our quality checks include the following:

  • Steam Sanitation
  • ATP Swab Analysis
  • Continuous Dissolved Oxygen Monitoring (DO)
  • Filter Integrity Testing
  • Hourly Checks for oxygen levels, fill height, label placement, cap torque, case print and finished good quality
  • Additional quality checks as required by our customers
  • Daily Production Logs documenting quality and production results always available to our customers
  • Technical Services support on call during all operating hours.

Analytics

At our Modesto facility, our quality lab performs the following analytics to meet customer specifications:

  • pH
  • Acidity (VA/TA)
  • Residual Sugar (RS)
  • % Alcohol (ETOH)
  • Density
  • Sulfur Dioxide (Free SO2 / Total SO2)
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Oxygen Level (DO / HSO / TPO)
  • Microbial Testing

Certifications

  • ISO 9001:2015, Quality Management System