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:

  • 2 x 5 Gal / 20 L Medium Plus Barrels for Contractor in North Carolina
  • 20 x 59 Gal (220 L) New Barrels for Distillery in West Virginia
  • Round Oak Barrel rack for Distillery in West Virginia
  • Bordeaux Oak Barrel rack for Brewery in North Carolina
  • 40 sq ft 15' Barrel rack for Brewery in California
  • 10 x 53 Gal / 200 L Light Barrels for Distillery in Georgia
  • 53 Gal / 200 L New Barrel for Distillery in Missouri
  • 200 x Burgundy Oak Barrel racks for Distillery in Texas
  • 100sq' 14' Barrel rack for Brewery in Florida
  • 6 x 53 Gal / 200 L Heavy Barrels for Distillery in Massachusetts