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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 »

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 »