Q There are many different oak powders, chips, and blocks for sale. How do I decide what to buy?
A As a general rule, larger oak products such as barrel inserts and staves are meant for the aging process, while smaller products such as powders, smaller chips, etc. are meant ... Read On
Q Can oak chips, dominos, blocks, etc. be reused?
A Oak chips, dominos, powders, and other smaller oak infusions should generally not be re-used, as the risk of bacterial contamination is quite high. On the other hand, some thicker oak ... Read On
Q Any advantage to using oak powder versus other oak alternatives?
A Oak powder has a few advantages over the alternatives. As a rule, oak powder interacts with the wine the most due to its greater surface area exposed to the wine. ... Read On