The Devil’s Cut

We wrote earlier about the angel’s share. What does the expression “the devil’s cut” refer to? When it comes to lost distillate during barrel-aging, evaporation isn’t the only culprit. If the angels get their share, the devil also demands his. Wood is naturally porous, with the level of porosity depending on the type of wood. ...

2020-06-22T13:53:11+03:0022.06.2020|

Angel’s Share

When a spirit is aged in wooden barrels, the wood absorbs some of the more unpleasant aspects of the resting produce and, in return, imbues the liquid with rich flavours and golden hues from the oak. Over time, much of the liquor inside will evaporate into the atmosphere as it breathes through the wood layers. ...

2020-03-13T15:55:09+03:0013.03.2020|

Increasing Popularity of Solid Wood Furniture

According to a 2019 study on the furniture industry by the Ministry of Economic affairs and Employment of Finland, the popularity of solid wood furniture is on the rise. A piece of solid wood furniture is more than a luxurious addition to your home. It is an investment. Wood has an elegant look and feel, ...

2020-06-22T13:34:52+03:0013.02.2020|

Quality Barrels for Distilleries and Breweries

We have just received an exclusive batch of unusual ex. rye-gin barrels that have been used in the making of the award winning Koskue rye gin (e.g. Gold Medal from 2017 San Francisco World Spirit Competition and Outstanding Silver in IWSC 2017). Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information: mervi@woodim.fi or +358(0)45 112 7069. We have a ...

2020-02-28T16:15:28+03:0015.11.2019|

Announcement of the New Managing Director

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Jori Majava as the new Managing Director of Woodim Finland Ltd. Jori has extensive experience within our industry and he holds a Bachelor of Forestry degree. Mr Majava’s appointment follows the retirement of Mr Pekka Tarvajärvi, the founder and owner of Woodim Finland Ltd. On his retirement ...

2020-01-15T19:18:23+03:0001.07.2019|

25 Years Ago…

2019 is a special year for all of us, here at Woodim Finland – we are celebrating our 25th anniversary, a quarter of a century. Back in 1994… Woodim Finland Ltd was founded by Mr Pekka Tarvajärvi. The Channel Tunnel (Le tunnel sous la Manche, Eurotunneli) was opened. Nelson Mandela became the first black president of ...

2020-01-15T19:18:40+03:0015.04.2019|