When you think of a wine cellar, you can picture the big barrels lining the floor. Oak, however, is not the only holding tank winemakers use. In fact, some wines cannot absorb the elements found in oak, so it’s steel to the rescue. Stainless steel was introduced to the wine industry in the 1950s for fermenting, aging and storage, and it is widely used today.
Using Steel to Store Wine
July 10, 2019