2005 Barrel & Oak Survey Report
Small wineries continue their use of barrels while large wineries up their use of barrel alternatives and American oak, and mid-size wineries take more cues from large wineries.
Dec 2005 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Wine Business Monthly's 2005 Barrel and Oak survey revealed many similarities to last year's survey, suggesting that previous decisions made regarding barrel usage are still being gradually incorporated, including experimenting with different barrel types and oak alternatives. The barrel industry has been buffeted this year by wineries facing stiff price competition in the market, brought about by the grape glut and foreign competition. Fluctuations in exchange rates have also served to increa...
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