Tag: wine aging

How to Size a Wine Cellar Cooling Unit

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Sizing a Wine Cellar Cooling Unit: Getting Started

Calculating the heat load of your cellar may at first seem straightforward. But there are numerous things you can do to ensure success before you begin. First, you should always consult a wine storage professional. Before you make a purchasing decision, speak…

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…