The 26BWB5 is a new 5 gallon tight head 304 2B polished stainless steel wine barrel. Winemakers around the world are turning to stainless steel barrels due to the durability, longevity and economic advantages over oak. Barrels can be used for storage, aging, topping-off, experimentation, or when oak notes are unwanted.

Key benefits:
  • Durable, reusable, and economical
  • Designed for use at all stages of development, fermentation and maturation
  • Can be used for storage, aging, topping-off, experimentation, or when oak notes are unwanted
  • 2" tri-clover fitting in the middle 1/3 of the body
  • Proudly Made in the USA


Stainless steel 304 (SS304) has excellent corrosion resistance and weldability. SS304 has an oxidation resistance of 1600°F for intermittent service and 1690°F for continuous service. We have a collection of stainless steel 304 drums, power drill mixers, and filter vessels. Stainless steel 304 products, such as pans and cooking tools are common household products that people use on a daily basis.


This information has been provided as a general guide. It is the customer's responsibility to select the proper container for product and application compatibility.

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Capacity5 gal.
ColorStainless Steel
MaterialStainless Steel (304)
Dimensions14" Dia. x 9" H (inside) / 14.3" Dia. x 10.5" H (outside)
Weight10 lbs.
Pallet Pack45 ea.
Country of ManufactureUnited States
ClosureTight Head (Closed)
Steel Thickness0.9/0.9/0.9 (Top/Body/Bottom)
Steel Gauge20/20/20 (Top/Body/Bottom)
Fittings2" Tri-Clover
Q & A
Customer Questions
Are these certified food grade with lot control?
Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, these wine tanks are certified food grade. In response to your question regarding lot control, you would need to provide us with further information to clarify the information. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
Can you ship internationally? Where are you located?
The Cary Company online ordering platform is only set up to ship within the United States. For international shipments, please contact us at 630.629.6600 or Sales@thecarycompany.com, and we will be happy to process your order. Our main warehouse and office are located in Addison, Ill. We also have warehouses in across the United States that you can see here. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
Do your wine barrels have automatic pressure release values integrated? Just getting started at growing some grapes vines and getting ready to start the in barrel process and have heard that releasing pressure is critical.
Thank you for your inquiry. Our wine drums do not have automatic pressure relief valves. The drums will start to bulge around 7 – 10 psi. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company!
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