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Guests will get a big kick out of this little wine cask hand-made from American white oak. They'll be even more surprised when they see it's a real, functional wine barrel---complete with spigot and bung---and not just a decor piece. Like any oak barrel, it's also designed to properly age your chosen beverage, be it wine, beer, tequila, rum, or any other spirit.
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This is a gift for my dad for Christmas. He loves wine and this would be a great gift for him!
Sabrina P on Nov 28, 2015
Victor M on Nov 6, 2015
This is a gift for my dad for Christmas. He loves wine and this would be a great gift for him!
Sabrina P on Nov 28, 2015
Wanted that barrel taste.
Derek B on Nov 8, 2015
Victor M on Nov 6, 2015
loved it
Gino S on Jul 13, 2015
The wedding is at a winery and the couple's love for wine made it a perfect choice.
Tamara B on Jul 7, 2015
enrico s on May 31, 2015
My boyfriend saw this in an advertisement and was in love with it. So I bought it as a birthday gift for him!
Jennifer D on Apr 29, 2015
My Wife Family were Wine Makers and we are going to married for 50 years and I thought this would be a neat Gift.
Roy O on Apr 18, 2015
wine lover
Laura M on Apr 16, 2015
love it
Tony G on Apr 6, 2015
Recommended by a friend who uses the barrel to make wine vinegar.
GREGORY L E on Mar 30, 2015
It's cute and not too expensive
Beth R on Mar 24, 2015
Barbara A on Mar 16, 2015
Gift for Bridal Shower
Andrea S on Mar 9, 2015
My friends made a port wine last year and I thought it would be perfect to have on their counter instead of going to the cellar each time!
Linda A on Jan 17, 2015
It was such a fun and whimsical gift for a married couple who is more generous than I deserve and who has most everything.
Epicureans will love this.
I also compared prices and your offer was the best with the highest quality. Thank you for offering such a phenomenal gift.
Elizabeth P on Jan 1, 2015
It is gift to my husband
Wanete R on Dec 18, 2014
This is a gift for our boss and he loves wine. This was a good choice for his cellar at home.
Dawn L on Dec 11, 2014
Great personalized gift for someone who has everything!
ALISSA G on Dec 10, 2014
Seems like a nice, reasonably priced gift that's perfect for a wine lover
Amol K on Dec 8, 2014
Christmas gift
Samantha S on Dec 7, 2014
A friend has a whiskey barrel. Christmas is coming and my aunt is big into wine! Great gift!
Jeffrey C on Dec 7, 2014
it was neat
Shawn W on Dec 4, 2014
It looked like an unusual item, and I like things that are different.
Candace T on Dec 2, 2014
Cool & unique
Kristina F on Dec 2, 2014
brother in law is wine Connoisseur and I think he will love this.
Chyrl G on Nov 25, 2014
Fun and usable
Melissa C on Nov 25, 2014
My mother love's wine. It'll be a christmas gift
Kanesha W on Nov 19, 2014
Very nice looking item for a Wine Enthusiast. Personalization looks great
James D on Nov 19, 2014
Great idea
Christopher V on Nov 18, 2014
Replacement for damaged item
Robert K on Nov 11, 2014
It was something I have never seen and needed a gift for a hard to shop for relative.
Danielle K on Nov 8, 2014
to match mine for groomsman in my wedding that like wine and not bourbon
Damian L on Oct 21, 2014
because it seemed like a nice gift idea
Derek I on Oct 18, 2014
KILLER groomsmen gift!
Brandon M on Oct 3, 2014
Unique and nice looking gift
James A on Sep 15, 2014
I have been looking for something different for my wife's birthday and know that she will love this and the personalization is a plus. She makes her own wine and has been wanting to buy a couple of small wine barrels.
Jim D on Aug 19, 2014
perfect for in my wine cellar
Jaime C on Jul 10, 2014
i liked
ded g on Jun 9, 2014
It was a very unique find and would compliment my home bar.
DELORES S on Jun 8, 2014
fathers day
Alexa B on Jun 6, 2014
Wanted that barrel taste.
Derek B on Nov 8, 2015
loved it
Gino S on Jul 13, 2015
Does the top of bottom of the barrel open?
Ashley on Oct 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Just the plug at the top comes out. They do make a keepsake barrel for putting envelops like at a wedding.
MISS ROBIN on May 13, 2015
We do not recommend using root beer in the barrel.
Thank you
The WINE Barrel and the Whisky can be use for either liquor? thank you.
jcCellar on Aug 1, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The barrels can be used for either wine or whiskey.
I want to use it as a card holder. But I want to put the barrel on its side is it big enough to hold cards? also can you but a door or slit at the side for the cards?
Bride on May 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: You can put a slit in the side if you would like. You will have to order the larger 5 liter unit to fit cards comfortably. However please notice the two items below that already have a slit included without you having to modify the product.
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Hi, I was looking for a mini wine barrel as a card box for my wedding. Is it possible for you, or me, to make a slot on the top to drop in the cards? And would the 1 liter be big enough?

Sheryl on May 5, 2014
BEST ANSWER: These are made of oak so it would be fairly easy to cut a hole in it for the cards, as to what size, either the 2 or 3 liter would be more appropriate. The 3 liter is 7 1/2" tall standing on end so go from there.
Approximately how long can you store a full 3 liter barrel of red wine before oxidation ruins the wine? Or is oxidation even a problem for these barrels?
LoveMyWine on Oct 21, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The spicket will leak out the contents long before they wine has a chance to oxidize! I have two they leak so bad they are unusable!!
Does either end of this barrel open? I'm interested in making wine by fermenting grapes in it, but want to make sure I can get the grapes in.
Teresa on Sep 2, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately this products intended purpose is not for making wine. If you have any further questions, feel free to reach out to us at 800 356 8466. Thank you again.
Can this barrel be used to make vinegar?
Kathie on Jul 11, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your inquiry. I would imagine that the Mini Oak Barrel can be used to make vinegar as this is a multi purpose barrel. If you have any further questions, feel free to reach out to us directly at 800 356 8466. Thank you again.
This is a great novelty, even for those of us who don't make wine. Could it be used as a water cooler?
Dutch on Jun 18, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Although that wasn't it's intended use, there doesn't seem to be an reason that idea would not work.
I received a 3 liter oak barrel as a gift. I filled with hot water to swell, as instructed. It leaks quite a bit from the front face. Is this common?
Dan on Jan 6, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Great question! Yes, the first time you fill it up with water it is common for the barrel to leak. But if this condition does not improve please call us directly at 800-648-6058 so we can assist you further. Thank you
In the sample pictures, what text corresponds to the lines offered for personalization? Is it Burkhart - Line 1, Cellars - Line 2, New York - Line 3?
Oaky McOakface on Jan 3, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Each line is offered for personalization, for a total of three lines. You may personalize the first line to 16 characters, second line up to 24 characters and third line up to 34 characters. The barrels come in five different sizes: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 liters.
Is it recommended to only use each barrel with one type of wine? Or after sterilization will it be ready for use with another type?
Shelly on Dec 6, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Yes, even after sterilization it is recommended to use only one type of wine as the wood soaks up the flavor. However, many wineries will often mix types of wine to create some interesting and delicious flavors so it may be worth a try if experimentation interests you.
How many bottles of wine does the 5 liter mini oak wine barrel hold? How many bottles of wine does the 3 liter mini oak wine barrel hold?
BB on Nov 14, 2012
BEST ANSWER: A standard wine bottle is .75 liters. The 5 liter mini oak barrel would hold 6 and 2/3 bottles and the 3 liter mini oak barrel would hold 4 bottles.
Do you make small ones for centerpiece for tables?
Kris on Jan 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This 1 liter is small.

1-Liter Barrel, 6-1/2"L x 4-1/2"Dia.
2-Liter Barrel, 7-1/2"L x 5"Dia.
3-Liter Barrel, 8-1/2"L x 6"Dia.
5-Liter Barrel, 9-1/2"L x 6-1/2"Dia.
I live in Switzerland and would love to buy however on the list Switzerland isn't even listed as a country?? :-( do you deliver at an additional cost?

Thank you for your feed-back.
Andrew on Jan 8, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Thanks you for your question, on the web site after you enter items in the cart, proceed to checkout and there you will see a tab under the checkout button for International Shipping.
What is the length on the five liter barrel? And weight?
Olivia on Jan 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 5-Liter Barrel, 9-1/2"L x 6-1/2"Dia.
6.6 lbs
Can the exterior be finished with clear wood finish, I'm concerned about spilling wine and staining the wood, thank you.
William on Dec 27, 2014
BEST ANSWER: This is wood so it can put a finish on it. Remember that wine is affected by smells so if the finish has a smell make sure you air it out for awhile. Also make sure you cure the barrel first before finishing.
If you age liquor in this, how long can the liquor remain in the barrel?
Elizabeth on Dec 5, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Liquor will evaporate quicker in the barrel so this product is not meant for long term aging rather consumption!
I was thinking about using this wine barrel for guests to sign at my wedding. What finish is on the outside of the barrel? Could it easily be written on with permanent marker? Does it come with the stand?
PC on May 17, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Hi, the wine barrel exterior is made of American white oak.. The finish is a little rough but with a permanent maker your guests should be able to write on it.
Is the barrel charred?
L on May 8, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question, The Mini-Oak Wine Barrels do come charred.
hello, in one of the answers it was stated to remove all the air from the barrel for optimum wine storage conditions. how this done? Do I need to purchase something additional? Thank you
Ryan on Nov 29, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your inquiry. I've spoken to our Merchant and we are not sure about how to remove the air nor in the manual does it mention this process. It may be best to reach out to us directly at 800 356 8466. Thank you again.
How tall is the 3 liter barrel when it is on the stand?
Curious on Nov 15, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question, the Mini Oak Barrel is 7 1/2" tall on the stand.
Approximately, how long will wine storage last before it good bad in this barrel?
Scott on Nov 2, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Great question Scott. If this were filled to the top and all the air was removed it would be good for a couple of weeks or so. Thank you
how much does the 2 liter barrel weigh by it self? I want to put it in my luggage and I want to know if I have the weight needed to carry it.
sahar on Apr 10, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question, the weight of the Personalized Mini Oak Barrel is roughly 2lbs.
Is the name painted on or burnt in on these barrels?
Mike on Dec 31, 2012
The name is burnt in.
Thank you
I received 2 of these barrels as a gift. How can I get a copy of the directions to care for these barrels and how to sterilize/clean them after use. Thanks
Grumpy on Nov 13, 2012
BEST ANSWER: If you contact customer care at 1-800-356-8466, they can provide you with instructions for care.
Hi, I need to acquire 2 replacement spigots for a three liter wine barrell. Please advise cost etc. I have tried to stop a very small leak with no success.
John on Apr 28, 2014
Customer Reviews

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My Husband Loved It!
We will be using this product as decorative only, but what a fun conversation piece in our wine themed dining room.
December 27, 2014
11 months ago
very stylish, spelling was wrong
We like the looks and it's prefect for what it is used for, but I was disappointed when I finally notice that the spelling was wrong on the front, by that time it was to late to do anything about it.
If you do buy this make sure right away that the spelling is what you ordered.
July 9, 2013
Very Disappointed
Very disappointed. I ordered 11/24 for Christmas. Original product was delivered promptly but product was defective. First replacement didn't show up after 2 weeks so I had to call back and remind them they were supposed to send it. Company ended up sending 2 different replacements but neither was good. Last one came on Christmas eve so I was forced to try to fix the defective product myself. I was very disappointed that I could not get the product I ordered a month in advance and paid $100+ for. Terrible product and service.
December 23, 2014
Save your money
Save your money, its a nick-nack at best.

personalize writing is off center!
April 12, 2015
Barrel leaked
Company replaced the leaking barrel quickly which was great. But spout broke when tapping it in the second barrel. They sent a new spout it also broke. Going to fabricate a different spout myself.
May 4, 2015
I ordered the 5 gallon barrel on April 15th and it arrived on April 28th in excellent condition. Honestly, it is even nicer than I was expecting! We're using the personalized barrel for decor at our wedding next year and I am so excited to display it! I've had it for less than 24 hours and have already received so many compliments!! I HIGHLY recommend this product and will continue to pass the word to anyone looking for a unique gift or unique decor. Thank you so much!!
April 28, 2015
Horrible experience makes the product...
I ordered 2.5 weeks before Christmas and was promised that it would be there before the Holidays. 12 hours after ordering, I called to change the shipping address and was told it was already packed and ready therefore the address cannot be changed..just 12 hours after ordering! Then no one could tell me where in the process it was. I called 4-5 times in those 2 weeks and no one could give me a tracking number or shipping update. Finally I called December 23rd and was told that the third-party to makes the barrel is late with sending tracking numbers but it should be there Xmas eve. They said they would call me back that day I let me know the surprise: no call. The barrel came to the door at 12pm and I received an email status that my barrel came at 7pm...strange, I had it in my hands at 12:01pm. I then received a tracking and shipping email from wine enthusiast at 9pm that said "your package has been shipped"....well of course it had I already had it! Overall horrific experience and the people on the phone did not make it any better. I thought I would be buying another present for my dad on Christmas Eve! Horrific.
December 24, 2013