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Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila

Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez stamps the last details on the wooden barrels produced.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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After all the staves are joined, forming the wooden barrel, it is roasted to seal it from leakage.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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Banding ensures the wooden staves in the barrel stay in place.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez with wooden barrels he produced, usually 20 a day.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez last detail wooden barrels produced, usually wooden barrels for 20 for a day.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The staves (Strips that form the barrels) are selected from different woods and sanded to make barrels, the wood is what gives the flavor, texture and aroma to the different liqueurs.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The staves (Strips that form the barrels) are selected from different wood and sanded to make barrels, the wood is what gives the flavor, texture and aroma to tequila.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The staves (Strips that form the barrels) are selected from different wood and sanded to make barrels, the wood is what gives the flavor, texture and aroma to tequila.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez holds wooden staves in place with metal rings to form a barrel.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez joins several planks of wood to form a barrel that will stand for tequila.
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Banding ensures the wooden staves form the barrel.
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez banding ensures good wooden staves in the barrel that is forming.
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez banding ensures good wooden staves in the barrel that is forming.
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez puts metal rings to attach wooden planks to to form a barrel.
Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez puts metal strips to attach wooden planks to form a barrel.
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez joins all staves to form a wooden barrel, after the toast to seal completely.
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After all united staves, formed the wooden barrel and is roasted to seal and have no leakage.
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After all united staves, formed the wooden barrel and is roasted to seal and have no leakage.
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After all united staves, formed the wooden barrel and is roasted to seal and have no leakage.
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
  • Wooden barrel crafting practiced in Tequila
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The craftsman Manuel Gomez, who has more than seven years making wooden barrels, shows the process of hand making a wooden barrel. The barrels are used for storing, and aging drinks like wine, tequila, brandy and rum.

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