The unique shape of these 1″ x 8″ Infusion Spirals acheives maximum accelerated extraction time. Place directly into the wine. Oak flavor is fully extracted in 6 weeks. Withdraw sooner for a milder taste. Two 8-inch spirals in one package. Recommended dosage: 1-2 8″ stick(s) per 6 gallons of wine. Two sticks is the equivalent of 8 months in a new oak barrel. Let oak integrate in bottle for a minimum of 6 months.