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Our In-House State of the Art Lab
Ensures Quality & Offers Innovation
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The in-house laboratory at Tonnellerie Ô maintains rigorous quality assurance standards in every step of the process, from inspecting incoming wood to analyzing oak markers and aromas.

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Led by Greg Hirson, Director of Technical Services, our team of flavor chemists and enologists also research innovative approaches to oak aroma profiling and other processes that help winemakers make the best barrel decisions.