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Crafting the Legacy of the Cooper

Crafting the Legacy of the Cooper

In 1620 when The Mayflower set sail on the Atlantic Ocean in a 66-day-long journey to the New World, one man was responsible for building the barrels that preserved valuable supplies for the passengers. 21-year-old John Alden worked as a cooper in Southhampton,...

We’re Off!

We’re Off!

Where are we off to next? Drumroll please......... Cordoba, Spain! We will be exploring the ancient art of cask-making, also called cooperage, in the Cordoba-Montilla area. The type of cask and the type of wood used in winemaking can significantly influence the taste,...

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