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peer-reviewed research article

California oak tanks for California wine

authors

William A. Dost, University of California
Michael Gorvad, University of California

publication information

California Agriculture 31(2):8-9. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v031n02p8. February 1977.

Summary

Permeability studies show that California white oak containers will hold wine during aging with a minimum of loss from seepage and evaporation. Effects of this wood on wine quality were not evaluated.

author affiliations

William A. Dost is Extension Forest Products Specialist, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Berkeley. Michael Gorvad is Staff Research Associate, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Berkeley.