An oak bottle which promises to replicate the effects of ageing wine in barrels at home has been launched on crowdfunding website Kickstarter.
Scientists have developed “genotyping technology” capable of identifying different oak species to ensure barrels match their stated origin.
The opportunity of mastering an age-old beer-brewery skill has emerged, as Theakston’s begin searching for an apprentice cask-maker.
Wine barrels have many uses beyond their undoubtedly most important role in winemaking. We take a look at some of the best.
Robert Mondavi Winery has collaborated with California-based sunglasses maker Woodzee on a pair of shades crafted from old wine barrels.
Jack Daniel’s is offering the UK trade a chance to buy their own barrel of whiskey.
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