Wine Barrels in most cases have an extremely short life span. The majority of them sometimes only 1-2 years, once the winemaker has completed the winemaking process of that particular wine, which means they are still in good shape to be used for alternative purposes when they reach ‘retirement’.
Alternative uses can be found for these ‘expired’ wine barrels such as:
Here at Vinwood we manufacture solid wood designer furniture from oak, reclaimed from used wine barrels, casks and tanks from the Western Cape Wine region of South Africa. We extend the life of this heritage oak into fine furniture, preserving its unique character and history through carefully crafted classic and contemporary designs to be enjoyed now, and for generations to come.