6 Gallon Vadai Barrel - Neutral

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  1. Feb 16, 2019 #1

    Johnd

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    As part of my planned consolidation of winemaking activities, I’ve been weaning off of my smaller barrels in favor of getting one large barrel per season. As a result, I have a neutral 6 gallon Vadai barrel and stand that I’ve no further use for. It’s a few years old, neutral as mentioned, in good shape, doesn’t leak, and has had wine with MLB in it, so it’s not fit for aging kit wines. The barrel was just emptied and is sitting with sulfite water in it and is ready for a different life.

    If you are interested, please send me a private message. I’m not selling it, it is free, it’s my gift back to the sport, and I will ship it anywhere in the US.
     
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    Team player all the way, very nice offer John. Someone is going to be very appreciative.
     
  3. Feb 16, 2019 #3

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    I kinda hated to do it while you’re trying to get your order together, just don’t want it to sit around too long.
     
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    Oh no, not at all your offer is truly generous. Besides I'm now only one short so I'll be placing the order Monday. Just going to add another 30 or 40 liter to it. Someone will be interested.
     
  5. Feb 16, 2019 #5

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    I bet @ceeaton would love that. Nice offer John.
     
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    Did you get some interest from WW members?
     
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    I would love it, it was a really nice offer, but I don't have a good way nor the money this Spring to spend on a rig to test my SO2, otherwise I would have jumped on it!

    I've been toying with ordering a new one from Fred, but I think I need to clean up my cellar a bit and get all of this wine off the floor before I start "dancing" with barrels. I even have the place planned out where I'd put them (near a floor drain) when I do. RIght now a platform (N guage trains) needs to be ripped apart to uncover the drain (and make room for the wine racks).
     
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    I did got 2 and maybe a third but didn't get pricing n the 100 liter he wants.
     
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    Just to close out the thread, the barrel has been claimed, I’ll be sending it out to its new owner this week.
     
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    Nice. That was a fine offer. Congrats to the recipient.
     
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    Very nice of you, John. Congrats to whoever claimed this prize.
     
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