The Beverage People, Sonoma County’s one-stop wine making and all things fermentation supply store has updated their Wine Barrel Care Guide for Home Winemakers. The 2021 publication covers what’s needed so that your barrels continue to help you make good wines even after years of use. The guide’s topics include hydration, pH balance, cleaning, and dry and wet storage.
Access the guide by clicking on the link above. On the SHW website, the link is located under the “More Resources” tab; choose “Barrel Care.”