Oak Solutions Group is pleased to the announce the latest addition to its trū/tan portfolio: f+ / Fermentation Plus. Fermentation Plus is a hydrolysable tannin that is a blend of gallotannin and ellagitannin derived from Quercus Alba. It adds subtle aromas and a smooth, round mouthfeel to heavier whites and lighter reds.
ISC Barrels is expanding the Small Batch Series with the addition of a new line of Smoked Barrels.
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel, a subsidiary of Independent Stave Company, is expanding operations with the opening of a cooperage facility in Ireland. The company will begin doing business under the name Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ireland on September 1, 2021. The facility is located near the town of Newbridge, in County Kildare, about an hour west of Dublin.
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel, a subsidiary of Independent Stave Company, is proud to announce they have received the ISO 9001 certification. The ISO 9001 certification is an international standard that requires companies to develop and document a quality management system that outlines how they operate.
Summer 2021 will mark the fifth year of Cooperages 1912’s scholarship donation to the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. Cooperages 1912 has donated $10,000 per year for the past five years to the Wine Industry Scholars Program (WISP), which began in 2017.
Stefanie Fernandez usually spends her work week in the finance office of Independent Stave, a company that manufactures oak barrels for bourbon and other spirits, headquartered in Lebanon, Missouri. But once every week or two since in December, Fernandez has trailed her son into his middle school when she drops him off for classes. She checks in at the office, collects a binder of “sub notes,” and reports to a classroom.
In a continued effort to aid the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease, Independent Stave Company and The Boswell Family recently donated a total of $200,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association. The donation will be divided between the clinical trial “DIAN-TU Tau Next Generation” and local Alzheimer’s Association Chapters in Missouri and Kentucky.
Originally posted by Cal Poly on the Cal Poly Wine and Viticulture Website and in the Fall 2020 issue of Vines to Wines.
Independent Stave Company is proud to announce the launch of the ISC Volunteer Firefighter Initiative. This initiative supports fire departments who rely on volunteer firefighters within the communities where Independent Stave Company cooperage facilities, mills and sales offices are located.
Independent Stave Company and The Boswell Family donated $250,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association to fully fund two Alzheimer’s Association Research Grants (AARG) awarded to Celeste Karch and Thomas Brett of Washington University in St. Louis.