Role of Oak Barrels in Wine Making

The use of barrels for storing and aging of wine is a traditional method followed since several centuries. Especially barrels made of Oak are used for giving special flavors for wine. Aging in Oak barrels gives a typical taste to the wine which is similar to vanilla, butter and spice flavors. It also depends upon the size and shape of the barrels. The wood from the Oak trees is seasoned and prepared and later used …

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Tips for Storing Opened Red Wine

The color of red wine is derived from the skin of the grapes used to produce the wine and from the oak barrels used in aging process of wine. Red wine is a rich source of antioxidants and it shows some positive effects on the health, but consuming wine frequently may lead to severe health problems. It is necessary to store wine at proper temperatures when it is sealed. At the same time opened wine …

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