France Chêne Our Knowledge dedicated to wine Since 1922, FRANCE CHENE has been able to deepen its knowledge in the production of staves in order to have the best quality. The key steps in the manufacture of our products are artisanal made by our craftsmen in order to control the impact of wooden aromas. Availability, confidence and consistency are what allowed the company to establish itself in France and worldwide. We combine tradition and modernity in the manufacturing process.We guarantee consistency with recognized experience and expertise. We prefer long, soft toast that will bring aromatic impacts while respecting the fruit. Our master coopers control all toasts by a managed olfactory perception. French forests French forests, world-renowned for their ancient oak trees, gave our country’s cooperages an acclaimed and unique reputation for the quality of its products. Our oaks are strictly sorted according to their grain, their density and their timber thread and are sent to our deposits. On our drying yard, the staves are stacked in the open air for at least 24 months. We ensure a uniform leaching by regularly over hauling the beam’s position. They are harvested from French forests in Allier, Central France and Vosges. France Chêne involved Involved in environmental and sustainable quality. Our trees and staves are guaranteed by PEFC certification No 10-31-719. The French origin of our woods from Tronçais, Centre of France, Allier and Vosges, is controlled and guaranteed by the BUREAU VERITAS. We are also ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.