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Small Wineries Prefer Stainless Steel

Stainless steel wine barrels and tanks have risen in popularity amongst wineries of all sizes, but smaller winemakers were among the earliest adopters of the modern wine barrel. For a variety of reasons – versatility, strength, cleanliness and the overall customization capabilities – stainless steel wine barrels have emerged as a mainstay in small wineries. […] Read More »

Fermentation in Stainless Steel vs. Concrete Barrels

While the quintessential image of winemaking features broad oak barrels and maybe a beautiful woman stomping on grapes barefoot and in an oaken vessel, times and winemaking has changed. Many winemakers have come to see the benefits of alternative fermentation vessels – benefits that reach beyond cost savings and efficiency and into the artistry of […] Read More »