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Oak Barrel Substitutes in Winemaking Oak Barrel Substitutes in Winemaking Oak Barrel Substitutes in Winemaking Oak Barrel Substitutes in Winemaking

Oak Barrel Substitutes in Winemaking


Oak barrel substitutes can include: Oak chips and chinks, oak staves, liquid oak and oak shavings and powder. Learn about what they are,...

From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration

From Pigeage to Carbonic: The Process of Maceration


Maceration is the oenological term used to describe the process of extraction from grapes. It can be done before, during or after...

What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology

What Corked Means - and Other Tricky Wine Terminology


Corked wine simply means that the wine has been contaminated with cork taint via the presence of trichloroanisole or TCA.... Drinking a...

Wine and Wood: Combining Tradition with New Techniques Wine and Wood: Combining Tradition with New Techniques Wine and Wood: Combining Tradition with New Techniques Wine and Wood: Combining Tradition with New Techniques

Wine and Wood: Combining Tradition with New Techniques


Wines aged in oak barrels have a sophisticated and oaky set of flavors and aroma, but new-age techniques have reinvented the concept of...

5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified 5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified 5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified 5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified

5 Classifications of Wine: Still, Sparkling & Fortified


Still Wine, Sparkling Wine, Fortified Wine, Brandy, Grappa and Vermouth are all styles of wine that differ based on their alcohol content...