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Cooperage tour near Porto – see wine barrels being made!

July 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Our cooperage is based around 30 minutes south of Porto on the coast (in the city of Esmoriz) – there are only a handful of cooperages left in Portugal now and we would be very happy to welcome you to visit to see barrels being made and to learn about how the barrel making process…

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How we repair used port wine barrels

April 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

We receive used port wine barrels in a wide variation of conditions from the port wine houses where they were originally used. Prior to being used to age port wine, they have all also been used to age normal wine, so they will have had several years of usage by the time they get to…

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Used Port Wine Barrels Transport Costs

January 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

We get a lot of requests from all over the world for used port wine barrels, but because they are so bulky, often the price of transport can be a real issue. So here is an idea of the kind of prices that you will pay for transport. Obviously you will see a major reduction…

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How wooden barrels are made

October 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Making a wooden barrel is a skilled craft – taking planks of wood and bending them to make a watertight vessel is something that takes many years to perfect. At our cooperage in northern Portugal (and indeed all over the world) it is always a struggle to find sufficiently skilled craftsman and training up an…

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Different char levels for our oak barrels & casks

August 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

We produce a range of oak barrels, starting from the absolutely tiny (1 litre), going up to 500 litres. For all of our new barrels you can specify the kind of wood (French Oak, American Oak, European Oak, Portuguese Oak, Recovered Oak and Portuguese Chestnut) as well as the char level (we offer four options…

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Used port wine barrel supplier

August 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

We have a range of used port wine barrels available, some of which we carry limited stock for, others are by order only. We receive our barrels from the Port houses based in Vila Nova de Gaia (around 25 kms from our cooperage), and they are all refurbished, re-charred and pressure tested before leaving. Whilst…

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Specialty Wooden Barrels
From Portugal

Contact Information

info@lusobarrel.com

+351 965836665

Specialty Wooden Barrels
From Portugal

Services

Contact Information

info@lusobarrels.com

+351 96836665

Rua das Camélias, 38
3885-482 Esmoriz
Portugal