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OAK ALTERNATIVES

WEBINAR | A Modern Approach to Oak Ageing

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For centuries, winemakers have utilized the oak barrel for making wine. This relatively simple vessel currently serves several functions for producing high quality wines including oxidative development and flavor/aroma extraction. While oak barrels are the standard vessel for high quality wines, using oak barrels imposes some major challenges for winemakers. In recent years, new methods and tools have been developed which give winemakers greater control and flexibility with oak ageing. Please join us for this short, 40 minute presentation where we will discuss new alternative tools and strategies for oak ageing.

Date & Time
Tuesday, April 25
9:30-10:30am PST

Fee: Free!

Instructions to participate in the webinar: 

  1. Use this link to register for the webinar. After registering, you should receive a follow-up email with a personalized link to the webinar. You can test your connectivity to the webinar by following the link provided in that email. You may be prompted to download the latest version of Flashplayer - you will need download the latest version to participate in the webinar. It is a good idea to check your connectivity prior to the webinar date to ensure ample time to address any connectivity issues you may encounter before the webinar commences.
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