Welcome to the website of Sirugue USA - importer of finely crafted French Oak barrels from Tonnellerie Sirugue in Nuits St Georges, France.
Since 1998, Tonnellerie Sirugue has been represented in America by Françoise Gouges in Santa Monica, CA. Born and raised in Nuits-St-Georges, Francoise moved to America when she was in her early twenties. She worked in international shipping before joining Sirugue to help them develop their American market.
"I'm talking to you about my craft because I have a passion for my work. It is a family craft, as my great grandfather was a cooper. It is an old craft, as you'll see from my description of its history, and it's a craft that has survived the powerful technical and mechanical revolutions of our time.
Sirugue USA is the exclusive importer of finely crafted French Oak barrels from
Tonnellerie Sirugue in Nuits-St-Georges, France.
Tonnellerie Sirugue has been represented in America for over 20 years by
Françoise Gouges in Santa Monica, CA. Born and raised at a winery in Nuits-St-Georges,
she is intimately familiar with the business of winemaking.