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Winemakers and Suppliers Debate Oak Products

Winemakers and Suppliers Debate Oak Products | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
 


Napa, Calif.—It definitely wasn’t Ali versus Frazier or even Pacquiao versus Mayweather for that matter.

Rather than a knockdown brawl, the seminar Barrels vs. Alternatives was more of a sedate conversation about the advantages of the time-tested, traditional barrel compared to the new uses of oak barrel alternatives.

Hosted by the French American Chamber of Commerce at the Napa Valley Country Club on June 23, the session was the third such conference about wine and winemaking organized
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DNA Tests Defeats Wine Barrel Fraud | Wine News & Features

DNA Tests Defeats Wine Barrel Fraud | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
DNA Tests Defeats Wine Barrel Fraud. French scientists have made tracing the exact origin of a winery's barriques, foudres and demi-muids easier.
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Cosmetic Surgery for Barrels

Cosmetic Surgery for Barrels | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
“People have had poor experiences in the past with purported barrel-rejuvenation technology,” says Wickham. He thinks previous developers “haven’t applied technology and accuracy to their techniques. That technology now exists.”
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