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NVWR® 71 – To Oak or Not to Oak

by David on September 16, 2008

You might be surprised to know that using oak barrels for the sake of oak flavor is a rather recent development in the history of wine. In this episode, Nancy Hawks Miller, our Director of Education, takes a look at the role of oak barrels in wine history and how and why we use them today.

To use oak or not to use oak in wine

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