Tag Archives: stainless steel wine tanks

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 »

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 »