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FINE NORTHERN OAK
Fine Northern Oak has more than a decade of experience in American
oak alternatives, sourcing top-quality fine grain white oak and designing
products for targeted extraction rates. In 2014 the company joined the
SEGUIN MOREAU group.

MEET THE TEAM
Philippe Michel
WA/OR/ID Contact
Philippe Michel covers WA/OR/ID for Fine Northern Oak.
Alex Batalla Puignou
Export Manager
Alex Batalla Puignou covers territories outside of the United States for Fine Northern Oak.
CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS

"FNO gives us the toasty, sweet oak spice components that enhance the
flavor and aroma characteristics of Fetzer wine blends and complements
our style."

– Dennis Martin, Director of Winemaking at Fetzer Vineyards (Practical
Winery & Vineyard Journal, January 2014)

 

PRESS

Napa Cooperage Buys Barrel-Alternatives Maker
North Bay Business Journal, January 2014
Jeff Quackenbush

Seguin Moreau Buys Fine Northern Oak
Napa Valley Register, January 2014

Seguin Moreau Acquires Fine Northern Oak
WineBusiness.com, January 2014

The Effect of Grain Orientation on Extraction of Oak
Flavor Compounds
Practical Winery & Vineyard Journal, January/February 2014

From an Alternative to a Priority
Wines & Vines, April 2013
Andrew Adams

The Art of Oak: Part 2 Use of oak alternatives in modern winemaking
Wines & Vines, June 2009
Dr. Richard Carey

The Art of Oak
Wines and Vines, April 2009
Dr. Richard Carey

Alternatives Go Mainstream
Wines and Vines, October 2008
Alan Goldfarb

New Products: Cross-cut Staves Now Available from Fine Northern Oak
Wine Business Monthly, November 2004

FINE NORTHERN OAK  |   151 Camino Dorado, Napa, CA 94558   |   Tel: 707-307-6222   |   Fax: 707-252-0319  |   Email: info@finenorthernoak.com