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Confessions of an Oak Expert

The influence of oak on wine, whether from a barrel or an oak alternative, can be tremendously complex. While achieving the desired flavor is...

Harvest 2019 – Where Are My Aromas?

Over 300 analyses in blocks followed by Vivelys’ Dyostem system are showing signs of a complicated harvest. “I’m waiting, but I can’t smell any...

The Making of the Perfect Ageing Tool

The oak barrel is the benchmark tool for premium winemaking with its slow addition of oxygen and gentle extraction of oak components that enhance...

Oak Research Continues to Yield New Precision Oenology Tools

The phenolic and aromatic compounds affecting wine profiles make up only 5-10% of untoasted oak, and those compounds can vary widely not just between...

Harvest Analysis: Crafting Wines with Precision and Quality

Two potential problems marked an otherwise good harvest for California grape growers: Heatwaves and fire. Each may have affected the grapes’ development and require...

A Precision Winemaking Tool to Perfectly Calibrate Your Wine

Informed by extensive research and decades of wood and wine interaction expertise, Boisé® has developed a line of high-quality oak chips for winemaking that...