February 26, 2014
An unBARRELeled opportunity.
Many wine lovers have no idea what an enormous impact oak barrels make on their favorite brands and styles. Distinctions between the influence of American, French, and Hungarian, neutral and new oak are just the beginning. Coopers and winemakers can choose wood from a specific forest, or even a specific section of a forest for their barrels, if they want to go as granular as that, but most don’t have the time or resources.