Turns out that there’s more to barrels than meets the eye. Barrels aren’t just a vessel for storing wine.
Wine barrels are usually made of oak but what kind of oak? Did you know that wine barrels are often toasted? Leslie Sbrocco, host of Taste This, visits winemakers Shauna Rosenblum of Rock Wall Wine Company in Alameda and Mike Sullivan of Benovia Winery in Santa Rosa, to get to the bottom of...the barrel.