Our History

Classic Oak Products is part of the TFF Group, a world leader with a presence on five continents and both hemispheres. A family-owned business operating since 1910 and benefiting from the experience of four generations of ownership. Now a publicly listed company, the family still maintains controlling interest.

The group remains the largest supplier of oak worldwide, and are 90%+ self-sustaining for oak products and are the largest supplier of French oak and Hungarian oak barrels worldwide.

As part of the TFF Group, Classic Oak Products has a unique position in the Australian and New Zealand Wine Industries supplying barrels made in some of the most prestigious cooperages, in the world’s great wine regions. As well, we supply large format casks and vats and have an extensive range of oak adjunct, barrel sterilisation and micro-oxygenation products. The operating brands are Trust, Demptos (Bordeaux and Napa), François Frères, Brive Tonneliers, François Foudrier, Quercus adjuncts, Barriclean, and Wine Grenade.