Cooperages 1912 recently partnered with Cal Poly Wine and Viticulture Department to donate wine barrels to support the education and research of Cal Poly students studying to be winemakers. Cooperages 1912 has been donating to northern California universities for the last 10 years, with donations totaling half a million dollars.
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.
NAPA, Calif. (February 16, 2016) – Cooperages 1912 is expanding their World Cooperage Profile Series with the development of the Dimension barrel. Dimension is the third barrel to be launched in the series utilizing infrared technology.
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.
NAPA, Calif. (February 4, 2016) – Cooperages 1912 is expanding the T.W. Boswell Cool Climates series with the addition of the Minerality barrel. The Cool Climate series launched in 2013 with a focus on elegance, with delicate oak attributes and refined character.
NAPA, Calif. (February 1, 2016) – Oak Solutions Group is pleased to the announce the latest addition to its trū/tan portfolio: ib / Integration Boost. Integration Boost is a blend of ellagitannin derived from stave-quality oak and gallotannin derived from oak gall that enhances fruit perception by providing a rich sweetness to both the flavor and aromatic character of white and red wines.
LEBANON, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2016) – Independent Stave Company (ISC) is pleased to announce the construction of a research center dedicated to oak innovation and experimentation for the spirits industry. Once complete, the new research center will serve as a cutting edge resource on oak maturation for ISC’s distilling customers in Kentucky and around the world.
MOREHEAD, Ky. (Sept.16, 2015) – Independent Stave Company is pleased to announce its fifth American oak stave mill has come online and is now fully operational. Transformed from an empty 58-acre field to a state of the art stave mill in just two years, Morehead Wood Products began operating in September and is now supplying high quality staves and heading to the company’s Kentucky Cooperage based in Lebanon, Ky.