The art of cooperage Photo report
Didier Fesil, Master Cooper at Tonnellerie Bordelaise and instructor at the Bordeaux-Blanquefort Cooperage school, introduces us to the art of cooperage, in Martillac, just south of Bordeaux.
Didier Fesil, Meilleur Ouvrier de France – Champion Craftsman – for Cooperage in 1997 and Artistic Cooperage in 2000, is a recognised leader in this demanding craft. Every day, he strives to set an example in excellence and expertise to apprentices and keen students.
Take a look at photographs showing the crafting of a barrel, from A to Z.
Photos by Jean Barge Photographie.