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Stainless Steel Wine Barrels: Earth’s Best Friend

These days, everyone is looking for environmentally-friendly ways to go about their business. Sustainability and ‘green initiatives’ are on everyone’s mind, no matter what industry they are in. Stainless steel wine barrels have quickly grown as a sustainable friend in the wine industry — offering winemakers and wine-sellers an environmentally conscious alternative to oak barrels […] Read More »

Sudden Oak Death and the Wine Barrel Shortage

It’s a widely known fact these days that oak barrels are rare and being sold at a premium. It’s an issue affecting winemakers, brewers and distillers alike. In a previous post, we cited Sudden Oak Death as a partial cause for the nation’s continued shortage of oak barrels. But what exactly is Sudden Oak Death […] Read More »