Cooperage Videos

Oak Barrel Anatomy 101

Matt explains and illustrates the parts that make up oak wine and spirit barrels.

Barrel Inspection Step 1 – Exterior

Matt goes over the first step in our Barrel Inspection process, the exterior barrel inspection.

Barrel Inspection Step 2 – Pressure

Matt explains the pressure test and how to check for leaks.

Barrel Inspection Step 3 – Internal

Matt discusses how and what to look for in the internal inspection.

Barrel Inspection Step 4 – Odor

Matt discusses the odor inspection – what to look for and what is a sign that the barrel may have problems.

Barrel Inspection Step 5 – Deoxygenate

Matt explains the last step of the process, deoxygenation for storage or use.

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Interested in learning more about barrels?

Check out these short infographics to learn about barrel anatomy and inspection.

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