Tag Archives: benefits of stainless steel

Stainless Steel Stemware

Here at Skolnik, we’re constantly preaching the benefits of stainless steel in the wine world. Sure, we are a little biased because we manufacture stainless steel wine barrels, but stainless steel and wine’s relationship isn’t just a passing phase. Stainless steel fermentation tanks have been a staple of winemaking for a long, long time, but […] Read More »

Concrete and Stainless Steel – The Past and Future of Wine

Unlike in fashion, trends in technology are rarely cyclical. You’d never see someone earnestly using an old 80’s car phone now that we have tiny, high-powered computers in our pockets. But sometimes, things do come back around. The concrete wine tank is one of those rarities. While stainless steel wine barrels and vats have been […] Read More »

Smoke Taint – How Wildfires are Compromising Vintages

In 2017, record-breaking fires swept through California. And while the majority of wine countries grapes had already been harvested, winemakers were still concerned that the 2017 vintages would be too damaged with smoke taint to hit the market. But the wine industry says that, for the most part, their product was unaffected. With the increased […] Read More »