At Tonnellerie Ô, we share the complete forest-to-barrel experience through our Master Cooper Barrel Program. Winemakers travel to French forests to explore the ancient oaks, learn about the Futaie system of sylviticulture, tour historic stave mills, select oak wood for their own barrels, and determine custom formats and toasting at our cooperage in Benicia, California. In addition to custom Master Cooper Barrels, we offer the French Oak Futaie line in two formats with proprietary toasting.
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Tonnellerie Ô is a state-of-the-art cooperage near the heart of Northern California wine country, where artisan coopers hand-craft, hand-toast and hand-finish French and American oak barrels. Production methods feature innovative design and equipment from R. Monnot, SA, including a multi-stage jointer that is one of a handful of its kind in the world. In addition to pioneering technology, our coopers employ time-honored practices, such as barrel toasting in our traditional 2,500 square foot brick lined toasting room. Collectively, our Master Cooper and his team have nearly a century of experience crafting artisan barrels. For more information on Tonnellerie Ô, please visit: www.tonnellerieo.com