Cooperage for Winemakers: A Manual on the Construction, Maintenance and Use of Oak Barrels
This popular and useful book for winemakers everywhere has been revised. It provides an understanding along with knowledge of the construction, maintenance and use of oak barrels, important to both winemakers and winery management.
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A Brief History of Cooperage l
Selection Preparation and Seasoning of Oak
Barrel Construction and Equipment Employed
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