Tag Archives: advantages of stainless steel

Has Wine Finally Left The Oak Barrel Behind?

Wine hasn’t always been aged in oak barrels. In fact, wine greatly predates the oak barrels, and the advent of the oak wine barrel was primarily transportation-driven (you can read more about that on a past blog series). Other early tanks-of-the-trade were ceramic or clay. While these tools did a good job of protecting the […] 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 »

The 2017 KEGGY Awards are Underway

The fourth annual KEGGY Awards, hosted by Free Flow Wines, are coming up in October and wine enthusiasts are running out of time to nominate their favorite wines for consideration. Today is the LAST chance to nominate your favorite restaurant, bar, hotel or any other location showcasing a commitment to exceptional kegged wine. Voting begins […] Read More »