The tools of the cooper

The tools of the cooper through the ages Traditional craft The profession of a cooper is one of the oldest crafts still taught in Germany. This old guild still works today with models, tools and techniques like their predecessor generations did 100 years ago. For example, the textbook that is still used today as the…

Drying kiln

Technical progress Our new drying kiln is the actual state-of-the-art kiln compared to our actual machine park. This revolutionary facility has been installed in the beginning of June and allows to process up to 8 cbm of wood per cycle. The modernized version of the vacuum drying technology saves fresh drinking water by reusing the…

Night coopering

Coopering a whiskey barrel in the twilight Protagonist of the advertisement film On 07.05.21 we had the professional film team of AirV8 from Rosenheim as guests. The young creatives shot a promotional film on behalf of our business partner – SLYRS – for their liquid gold from the SLYRSee. It was very interesting to experience…

Rebuilt barrels

Rebuilt barrels Our promise From selected, freshly emptied, highly aromatic barrels in the original sizes between 190 l – 500 l we manufacture the small reclaim barrels in our Wilhelm Eder cooperage. The barrels are made to order. In this way, we ensure that you also benefit from the aroma package of the pre-packaging from…

Successful project lynx reintroduction

One year Lycka – 20.03.2021 Exactly today, one year ago, “our” Lycka – as one of the last two lynxes of the big reintroduction project – was released into the wild in the Palatinate Forest. We are particularly pleased – as sponsors of the lynx Lycka – about the recently published figures on “our lynx…

Eder family

Eder family In the picture from the left to the right: Nicholas Eder, Jonas Eder, Ute Eder, Markus Eder and Cooper. Wilhelm Eder GmbH is a family business with tradition. Already in 1786, the company’s forefather and name-giver Wilhelm Eder traded goods for the agricultural trade and viticulture in Bad Dürkheim, Palatinate. Today, the areas…

The Sweet Chestnut

The Sweet Chestnut – Barrel Tree and Climate Hope Bearer Sweet Chestnut Sweet Chestnut or Horse Chestnut? Probably the most popular chestnut whose fruits are edible is the sweet chestnut. Unlike the horse chestnut, it is a beech plant. The confusingly similar horse chestnut is actually a soap tree and, strictly speaking, does not belong…