Pulling the Veil

Issue: October 31, 1998

October 31, 1998 Pulling the Veil By Per-Henrik Mansson Winemakers know how to wax poetic about $600 oak barrels that improve their wines and justify high prices. But you don't hear much bragging on the winemakers' dinner circuit about oak chips, sawdust, wood staves or plain wood-flavoring concentrate.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 31, 1998.

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