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Oak Species for Cooperage

Oak is an excellent choice for crafting spirits barrels. Why? It contributes a wide variety of desirable flavors, it is ring porous allowing the oak extractives to be more accessible, and oak is liquid tight when quartersawn (American oak) or split along the grain (French/European oak).

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White Oak Sustainabiltiy

At Independent Stave Company, we take sustainability and growth of our white oak resource seriously. Our efforts, and those of countless loggers, landowners, and the forestry departments are paying off. Currently, the supply of harvestable white oak is growing.

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ēvOAK by Oak Solutions Group Launches New Extraction Tank in Partnership with Custom Metalcraft

ēvOAK by Oak Solutions Group is pleased to introduce the ēvOAK Extraction Tank, a specialized, easy-to-use external tank system developed in partnership with Custom Metalcraft to extract oak into wine or spirits. The ēvOAK Extraction Tank can be used in conjunction with any type of oak alternative product, offering a faster extraction than traditional methods as well as the convenience of reduced labor inputs at the winery.

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trū/tan by Oak Solutions Group Introduces Aqueous Tannins to its Product Line

For more information, contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NAPA, Calif. (February 24, 2017) – Oak Solutions Group is pleased to expand its trū/tan enological tannin line through the launch of two artisanal new products: aquadolce and aquatexture by trū/tan. Both products are unique blends of oak-derived ellagitannin and gallotannin. Presented as aqueous tannins, they retain the aromatic freshness and potency of …

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Perle de Quintessence Fermentation Barrel Presented at I+Q Event in Napa

BORDEAUX, France (April 12, 2016) – New fermentation barrel Perle de Quintessence is proving a success in the United States after its inaugural vintage in California, Washington and Oregon. More than a dozen wineries utilized the barrel during the 2015 harvest to ferment premium grape lots, and subsequently a trial sourced from Schweiger Vineyards was featured at the Innovation + Quality (IQ) 2016 event held at Charles Krug Winery in Napa Valley.

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Tonnellerie du Monde Invests in Burgundian Cooperage Tonnellerie Tremeaux

BORDEAUX, France (March, 2016) – Tonnellerie du Monde, owner of the Bordeaux-based cooperage Tonnellerie Quintessence, is pleased to announce its new partnership with an artisan Burgundian cooperage, Tonnellerie Tremeaux. As an investor and co-owner, Tonnellerie du Monde plans to honor the Tremeaux brand and carefully build its presence in France and international wine markets alongside founder Ludovic Tremeaux.