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TONNELLERIE RADOUX USA, INC.

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480 Aviation Blvd.
Santa Rosa
CA, 95403
United States
Phone
707-284-2888
Fax
707-284-2894
Primary
Louise Bassett

TECHNOLOGY IN THE HANDS OF ARTISANS - CELEBRATING 25 YEARS IN SONOMA COUNTY

Located in Sonoma County since 1994, Radoux manufactures French, American and Eastern European oak barrels (including 36-month options), puncheons, casks, tanks, and oak for oenology (Pronektar). Radoux has strict protocols in place for optimum oak sourcing, natural aging, sorting by grain and polyphenolic indexes (Oakscan-proprietary technology), toasting regimes and finishing which result in a portfolio of barrel, tank and oak adjunct options perfectly suited to the objectives of the winemaker.

 

Pronektar, Radoux’s oak for oenology, is a portfolio of French and American oak granulate and chips for both fermentation and aging, segments, blocks, barrel chains, barrel stave sets, and tank staves.  Recent innovation Nektar ID (Instant Decision), in the form of liquid oak concentrates, allows for trials of the Pronektar range of products with immediate results.  Nektar ID: easy to use, result is immediate, control of organoleptic profiles, precise dose rates, reliable results.

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Tonnellerie Radoux
Tonnellerie Radoux
From the forest to the mill, manufacture of barrels, tanks and oak adjuncts

News Archive


PRONEKTAR WEBINAR SERIES: NEKTAR ID BLENDING DEMONSTRATION (Live)
22 June, 2020

Date: June 25th

Time: 1:00 pm

Duration: 30 minute live presentation, 10+ minutes for questions

Link to RSVP to webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqcuygpz8oHNUoTJjMWpTO84Oj0Vm1yiPj



This webinar is a little different than what we have done in the past.


Join Pronektar US Brand Manager, Steve Burch, for a live demonstration of our Nektar ID (oak adjunct sample system). 

This will be a blending session using a customer's wine. 

We will show the ease and accuracy of this system as well as the benefits and variety of Pronektar products.


For more information about Nektar ID, click here for the link to the brochure.




If you have any questions or comments, please contact Steve.


Steve Burch

email: steve@radoux-usa.com

Cell phone: 707-483-6276


Tonnellerie Radoux USA, Inc. Hires Robert Crandell as Regional Sales Manager
03 April, 2020

Tonnellerie Radoux USA, Inc.  

Hires Robert Crandell as Regional Sales Manager



Santa Rosa, CA (February 25, 2020) Tonnellerie Radoux USA, Inc. General Manager Louis Zandvliet is pleased to announce Robert Crandell as the newest member of the sales team. Crandell will represent Radoux and its oak adjunct brand Pronektar in the US Midwest and East Coast.


Robert has an extensive background in Regional and National Wine Sales and Distribution. He has traveled extensively in wine regions both domestically and abroad and is a member of the Court of Master Sommeliers.


After managing Radoux’s business interests in most of the states east of California and the Pacific Northwest for a number or years, Rob has recently added several barrel divisions from Speyside Cooperages and Casks to his portfolio and now joins Radoux as an employee.


His unique experience, passion for our industry and familiarity with the region make him a natural fit for our Radoux team.


As one of Radoux’s road warriors Rob is frequently out on tour working with winemakers and craft distillers.


About Tonnellerie Radoux USA, Inc.: Based in Santa Rosa, CA, Radoux manufactures French, American and Hungarian oak barrels (including 36-month options), puncheons, casks, tanks, chips and tank staves. Radoux's proprietary Oakscan technology is now being applied to the Pronektar line of insertable tank staves spreading the benefit of homogenous and specific tannin profiles to oak adjuncts. For additional information, call 707-284-2888 or visit the web site at www.tonnellerieradoux.com.


Radoux USA committed to your production needs
20 March, 2020

To our valued customers,

 

This is just a quick note to let you know that during these uncertain times, Radoux USA is committed to supporting your production needs. 


Until further notice our


  • Office is staffed, available by phone or email to answer your questions, process orders, payments and etc. 
  • Production is in full swing, producing and shipping 
  • Sales reps or agents are available by phone and email to answer questions, help you plan for the year, and to submit orders  
  • Stock and supplies are on hand to fulfill any current or upcoming needs 

 

We are monitoring the changing situation closely and following all guidelines to keep our staff, customers and community safe. This is our top priority. We will update you of any changes to our schedule.

 

We hope everyone stays safe and healthy.


Louis ZANDVLIET
General Manager
Tonnellerie Radoux USA, Inc.


New Launch of Tonnellerie Radoux USA’s Barrel Code Series
27 January, 2020

Stop by Radoux’s Unified booth, A312, to say hello to your sales representative and learn about our new barrels: the Barrel Code Series & OMEGA. Radoux USA’s Barrel Code Series will be officially launched at the 2020 Unified Trade Show.

Mindful of the ever-changing needs and expectations of our customers and international market trends, Radoux continues to prioritize the improvement of the range of our products and services.

THE BARREL CODE SERIES:

A Cab from Bordeaux is not a Cab from Napa, and a Cab from Napa is not a Cab from Paso Robles or Walla Walla. This custom-made barrel program was developed in the US with the collaboration of US winemakers and consultants specifically for US winemaking, and is produced in the US at our Santa Rosa, CA cooperage.

Radoux USA has been working on creating a local range of barrels with local winemakers for local wine programs since 2016. The goal is to reveal the terroir and respect the true expression of the varietals grown here.

The Barrel Code Series development pulls from the know-how of Radoux and all the innovation developed over decades of research on oak (selection of grain, polyphenols, Oakscan, seasoning and maturation) and an extensive inventory or French, American and Hungarian oaks.

In 2017 Radoux USA teamed with renowned winemaking consultant Jean Hoefliger to better understand the local winemaking challenges. In the last three years 3,000+ Barrel Code Series barrels have been trialed in more than 80 wineries in California and Washington.

How do you get into the Barrel Code Series for your wines? Visit Radoux’s booth at Unified or contact your sales representative. We might have already designed a barrel that fulfills your wish!

The Barrel Codes Series barrels are locally developed and produced for the USA market and thus offer more flexibility, easier approach, faster production, and better customer service.

Radoux USA has been offering its services to the US wine, spirits and beer industries for over 25 years and is continually seeking ways to better serve our customers. Think local first!

OMEGA: Excellence, by Nature

To satisfy the increasing demand for barrels respectful of wine, fruit and terroir, Radoux has developed OMEGA, a new barrel for the aging of fine wines that was launched at the 2019 Unified Trade Show. Exceptional in its purity and finesse, Omega will reveal the identity of your wines with elegance and discretion.

The Omega barrel benefits from both OakScan, which enables the staves to be selected for moderate polyphenolic indices, and staves matured over three years. Radoux has developed a specific toast for the Omega barrel to enhance the blend of tannins of the oak with those of the wine, preserving the sweetness of the wood while the wine acquires more volume and texture. Tasting reveals that Omega gives emphasis to the fruit, with a balance between roundness, volume, tension and length on the palate. Tannins are soft, expressing freshness, elegance and finesse.


New from Tonnellerie Radoux: The OMEGA Barrel; Excellence, by Nature
25 September, 2019

OMEGA: Excellence, by nature

Mindful of the ever-changing needs and expectations of our customers and international market trends, Radoux continues to prioritize the improvement of the range of our products and services. To satisfy the increasing demand for barrels respectful of wine, fruit and terroir, Radoux has developed a new barrel for the aging of fine wines: Omega. Exceptional in its purity and finesse, Omega will reveal the identity of your wines with elegance and discretion.

 

Convergence of knowledge, know-how and experience

The Omega barrel is the culmination of years of research aimed at a better understanding of wood, the toasting process and their interactions with wine.

 

Omega’s development brings together the skills and experience of Radoux’s R&D and production teams and the advice of a select group of experts in oenology, renowned consultants, and directors of winemaking. A point of convergence of knowledge and expertise, Omega is the result of numerous exchanges, tastings, and feedback from our customers and industry professionals worldwide.

 

Utmost care in selecting raw material and natural maturation lasting three years

Selecting the wood is the first stage in Radoux’s demand for quality. The oak for Omega barrels comes from the most prestigious forests of central France. Only tight grain oak is rigorously selected for its development. The raw staves are dried naturally in the open air for 3 years in our integrated stave mill in the regional Park of La Brenne, benefiting from this region’s exceptional environmental conditions. Omega also benefits from Radoux’s innovation, OakScan®, which enables the instantaneous selection of staves according to their polyphenolic index.

 

Pure Toast: a specially adapted toasting process

For the Omega barrel, Radoux has developed a specific toasting process to promote the bond between the tannins of the wood and those of the wine. Radoux’s traditional toasts involve a slow and prolonged heating followed by a « bousinage » operation (finishing stage with an increase in temperature) of variable intensity which enhances various aromas (toast, spices, vanilla, coconut...). With the Pure toast, only the initial toasting phase is implemented - at a low temperature and in depth. This gentle, long toast preserves the sweetness of the wood (maintains the polysaccharides on the surface) and because of the low degradation of tannins, your wine will acquire more volume. The raw material is therefore fully respected and the wine enhanced.

 

Respect of the fruit and of its nature

Tasting reveals that the Omega barrel highlights the fruit flavor and brings a balance between roundness, volume, tension and length on the palate. The tannins are well integrated, expressing freshness, elegance and finesse. The complexity of the aromas enables the fruit to shine through while respecting its origins. The Omega barrel offers an increase in roundness and volume - while perfectly respecting the fruit and its terroir - to great, powerful wines.

 

The Omega barrel is only available in a capacity of 225 liters and by allocation.

 

For more information or to order the Omega barrel contact your sales representative or the Radoux office.  

 

To download the Omega brochure click here.

Title Name Email Phone
General Manager Louis Zandvliet lzandvliet@radoux-usa.com 707-284-2888
Pronektar Sales Manager, Radoux Regional Sales Man Steve Burch steve@radoux-usa.com 707-284-6276
Business Development Manager, Sonoma to South Bay/ Nicole Hestlip nicole@radoux-usa.com 707-529-9511
Regional Sales Manager, NW CA, Sonoma, Santa Cruz Andrea Chappell andrea@radoux-usa.com 707-708-1553
Regional Sales Manager, Napa, CA East Bay, AZ, NM, Craig Holme craig@radoux-usa.com 707-536-8599
Regional Sales Manager, Central Coast & Southern C Collin Raynaud collin@radoux-usa.com 805-674-4464
Customer Service for Midwest & East Coast Customer Service customerservice@radoux-usa.com 707-284-2888
Office Office office@radoux-usa.com 707-284-2888
Office Manager, Sales & Marketing Coordinator Louise Bassett lbassett@radoux-usa.com 707-284-2888 Ext (202)
Logistics Judith Figueroa judith@radoux-usa.com 707-284-2888 Ext (205)