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...
A Labor of Love

A Labor of Love

February 10, 2022 On the shore of the Nantucket Sound in Dennisport sits a restaurant named among the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America by OpenTable. Many consider this restaurant the best on the Cape: The Ocean House. The critically acclaimed venue offers fine...
Skype Interview with Tom Peek

Skype Interview with Tom Peek

“Hawaii is a place of both deeper beauty and cultural tension that most Americans don’t realize,” -Tom Peek What started off as a simple idea has since evolved into a much deeper story. Now that we are acquainted with the basics, we are digging deeper to find specific...