Gina Shay

Oakland, MI
President, Certified Sommelier, CSW
Gina Shay has been in the craft beverage industry for 14 years and has worked extensively in eastern North America, providing closures and other wine packaging, barrels, and oak alternatives. She is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers, a Certified Specialist of Wine through the Society of Wine Educators, and a Cicerone student. Her goal is to help you find the right oak flavor profile to frame your beverage while letting your signature style shine through, or to display your barrels on racks that are as practical for production as they are sexy for a consumer tasting or dinner. Read more about oak impact on beer, wine, spirits and what's happening in craft beverages in eastern North America at

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Recent Quotes:

  • 100 lbs x 1"x24" Distillery Oak Staves for Distillery in Oklahoma
  • 240 ft 16 ft Barrel rack for Brewery in New York
  • 10 x 59 Gal (220 L) New Barrels for Winery in California
  • Metal 8 ft Barrel rack for Distillery in Florida
  • 13 Gal / 50 L New Barrel for business in Tennessee
  • Round Oak Barrel rack for Distillery in Louisiana
  • 5 x 53 Gal / 200 L New Barrels for Distillery in Colorado
  • 16' Metal Barrel rack for Distillery in New Jersey
  • 4 x 13 Gal / 50 L American Barrels for Distillery in Delaware
  • 16 ft 228 liters Barrel rack for Winery in Virginia