Wine Storage

The Problem with a Glass Wine Cellar

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Many wine cellar owners and contractors know how beautiful a modern wine cellar can be. (For the purposes of this article, we’re defining a “modern wine cellar” as one that incorporates non-traditional racking made of metal or materials other than wood. More importantly, it also includes glass. Glass walls,…

Why is Wine Aged in an Oak Wine Barrel?

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Welcome to the WhisperKOOL blog! On Fridays, WhisperKOOL will be sharing a blog post that offers valuable information about wine-related topics: storage, aging, etiquette, lifestyle, and other useful info. Today, WhisperKOOL answers the age-old question: why is wine aged in oak? And what exactly does an oak wine barrel…