Our Barrel Consultants have years of hands-on experience learning at our company-owned cooperages and mills in Missouri, France, and Australia. They are experts on the nuances of each of our barrel brands and build strong relationships with winemakers in order to pair the ideal barrels with your fruit.
For over 10 years, Karen has focused on consistency, quality, and customer experience to build comprehensive barrel programs with clients matching the perfect barrel for multiple varietals and program tiers.
Territories: Sonoma, North Coast California, Oregon, Western Washington
With 15 years at Cooperages 1912, Zach is the resident authority on our French cooperages. He uses his consummate customer service skills to taste through programs with winemakers, finding the perfect fit between barrel, oak type, and wine varietal.
Territories: Napa, Foothills, Eastern Washington, Carneros
Tim recently completed our global cooper training program, working at our facilities in the US, France and Australia. As the barrel consultant for Temecula and all interior states, he enjoys meeting with winemakers to consult on their barrel programs.
Territories: Interior States, Temecula, San Diego