France Set to Produce the Least Amount of Wine in 60 Years

Extreme weather has affected innumerable businesses this year as unusual patterns have caused everything from droughts to hurricanes. As French vineyards near the end of their harvest season, it seems that the wine industry can added to the list of those affected. The bad luck for France started with a spring frost that damaged vines in […] Read More »

Celebrating Innovation and Thinking Outside the Barrel

Need drives invention. With wine production so closely tied to weather cycles, the economy and other less-than-predictable factors, there is no shortage of innovation in the wine industry. Since the oak shortage and global warming, we’ve seen a boon of more eco-friendly innovations in wine. Stainless steel wine barrels have been around for years, but […] Read More »

Thinking Bigger than Barrels: ISO Tanks and Flexitanks

Skolnik produces stainless steel wine barrels in a variety of handy sizes, but when it comes to shipping, sometimes something a little bigger than a 124 gallon container is needed. Like, say, a 6,000 gallon container. Bulk wine shipping has increased by 60% in total volume since 2005, and with this rise in different shipping […] Read More »