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September Means Spring Time

September Means Spring Time

We are receiving our first containers of Amphora for 2021 harvest season.  We have about 150 of these beautiful amphora in the South African wine industry at the moment, and it seems like the demand is not slowing down. We get a lot of questions about what exactly makes the Manetti Amphora unique. The entirely…

Trust Cooperage
Rebranding and new product lines

Trust Hungary Rt is located in southern Hungary in the town of Szigetvar.   Established in 1992, Trust supplied Hungarian oak staves to American winemakers. Their favourable feedback about the many exceptional qualities of Hungarian oak led to rapid expansion that laid the groundwork for the state-of-the-art new cooperage. In February of this year Erica had the…

AP John American Oak, Forest Selections

Ap John Coopers The John family first settled in South Australia’s world-renowned Barossa Valley in the 1840s. Since then, five generations of the John Family have continued an unbroken connection with the viticulture, winemaking and coopering industries within the Barossa valley. Today the business is managed by the fourth-generation master cooper Peter John – great-grandson…
What's new for Francois Freres

What’s new for Francois Freres

Francois Freres barrels are becoming more and more popular. As many of you know and have seen for yourself, Francois Freres barrels are becoming more and more popular for the Bordeaux varietals. Due to demand they have created a specific toast for Cabernet called Select Cabernet. It is less smoky toast which promotes more fruit…

Manetti Amphora

Wine Amphoras   WMG sold our first two Manetti Amphora in 2015 to Grande Provence, we are very proud to say that to date we have sold 150 Amphoras to the SA market. The most popular size is the 500L. Each vintage we are excited to see what the winemakers will do with our pots,…