Oak Barrels: Where They Come From and How They Are Made

Knox, Mel
March 2000
International Oaks;Spring2000, Issue 10, p19
Academic Journal
The article presents the text of a speech delivered by barrel broker Mel Knox at the Second International Oak Conference in San Marino, California in which he discusses where oak used to make wine barrels comes from, how the barrels are made, and properties of wood that lend to the quality and character of the wine.


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