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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 »

Chardonnay Coming Back Strong in Stainless Steel

Chardonnay has long been one of the best-selling and most-produced wines in the country. It is, perhaps, the first wine we try when we come of age and, more than likely, the first wine we find palatable as a young 21-year-old with a lingering sweet tooth. It is likely that same sweet flavor or aroma […] Read More »

The A-ha Moment: Stainless Steel in Wine Production

It is a common misconception that stainless steel wine barrels are new on the winemaking scene. Yes, they look sexy and futuristic, but stainless steel tanks have been advocated for by winemakers since the early 60’s and stainless steel barrels were not a far jump for winemakers. Understandably, the tradition of oak cooping had quite […] Read More »