Category: cooperage

Taransaud Ovum cask

Inside Cognac’s Tonnellerie Taransaud

Visitors to Maison Ferrand in France’s Cognac region are usually astonished to come face-to-face with a polished wooden egg, easily big enough to hold a…

Antonio Páez Lobato cooperage

Birth of a Sherry Cask

The screech of wood meeting an industrial planer blade pierces the air. One by one, rectangular boards a meter in length meet their fate, emerging…