“To make a barrel, it’s not very difficult, but it’s so many steps. If you make one mistake, at the end, it’s not a barrel. It’s a box.”

Francis Durand, Master Cooper for Tonnellerie Radoux

Dave Herman is a Certified Specialist of Spirits with close to two decades of experience in the food and beverage industry. His classes and tastings have been featured at The Institute of Culinary Education and 92nd Street Y. He has been a key contributor in bars, restaurants, retail, importers, distributors, events & worked every position from bartender to sales, & from management to ownership.

Site Credits
Design – Antonio Alexander Romero
Illustration – Phil Padwe
Photography – Michael Harlan Turkell