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Winemaking is a complex process involving various factors influencing the taste, aroma, and structure of the final product. Many elements contribute to those factors, one of them is the use of oak.  Oak barrels are commonly used in winemaking to impart unique flavors and enhance the aging process. In this article, you’ll discover more about this aging process. The Birth of Oak-Aged Wines This aging practice has been around for centuries. Originally Romans used oak-barrels as storage and transportation for wine. They then realized that oak barrels imparted new qualities to the wine. Thanks to the contact of wood, the wine became softer and smoother, and some of them were even