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Name: Maitland Finley
Date registered: August 23, 2011
URL: http://winehacker.net

Latest posts

  1. Repurposing Barrels: Utility or Futility? — September 6, 2011
  2. 10 Point Check: Sample Bottles for Events, Clients & Customers — August 9, 2011
  3. Treating a Barrel of Corked Wine — August 8, 2011

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Sep 06

Repurposing Barrels: Utility or Futility?

I am usually not a big fan, but here’s some stuff I’ve seen that I like.┬áLet’ start with furniture. Ok, so I did not actually see this one, I found it doing a little online research. It looks like previous generations had the same problems we do. What to do with an old barrel?┬áThe next …

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Aug 09

10 Point Check: Sample Bottles for Events, Clients & Customers

How do you ensure that a sample bottle of wine successfully arrives at an event or in a customer’s or client’s hand? It is very frustrating to take the time to pull barrel samples and make a bench top blend to send to an event, only to have the sample not impress upon arrival. I …

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Aug 08

Treating a Barrel of Corked Wine

The Initial Problem I came across a barrel of wine contaminated with TCA recently. Not a terrible case, but it was present in the wine. Oddly enough, it was one barrel in a five barrel lot, all of which were new barrels. I have heard of barrel contamination before, but never seen it myself. I …

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