What is Japanese Mizunara Oak and is it Worth It? Japanese whisky aged in mizunara oak casks has been around for over 50 years. But now the technique is being used by Scottish, Irish and American producers.
How Does Oak Really Affect Wine? What makes Chardonnay crisp over creamy? How do tannic reds evolve in barrel? From the effects of French versus American oak, here's what you need to know.