Marcel Dargaud acquires a small cooperage in La Maison Blanche
Marcel Jaegle begins working at the cooperage (at 13 years old)
Dargaud et Jaegle Founded
The cooperage is officially named Dargaud et Jaegle
Addition of Jean-Marcel Jaegle
Jean-Marcel Jaegle joins Tonnellerie Dargaud et Jaegle
Jaegle Demptos Partnership
The Jaegle family partners with Jeff Jaeger and Rich Davis at Demptos and they begin distributing Dargaud et Jaegle barrels in the United States.
Demptos Cooperage Sold
Phillippe Demptos passes away and Jeff Jaeger helps the Demptos family sell Demptos cooperage
Barrel Associates International Founded
Barrel Associates International is founded by Rich Davis and Jeff Jaeger as the exclusive distributor for Tonnellerie Dargaud et Jaegle barrels and Barrel Associates fire-bent and water-bent American Oak barrels.
Deep Toast Invented
The Deep Toast barrel is invented and introduced by Rich Davis and added to the Barrel Associates American Oak barrel program
Addition of Cedric Jaegle
Cedric Jaegle joins his parents working at the cooperage
Marcel Cadet Barrel Invented
The Marcel Cadet barrel is created in honor of the late Marcel Jaegle.
Lauriane Jaegle temporarily moves to Napa to perform market research
Lauriane Jaegle moves to Napa temporarily to study the demand in the market for a Jaegle-coopered fire bent French oak barrel (which led to Vallaurine).
Addition of Lauriane Jaegle
Lauriane Jaegle joins her parents and brother at Dargaud et Jaegle working as the Commercial Director.
Vallaurine Fire-Bent Barrel Distribution
Barrel Associates International begins distributing Vallaurine fire-bent barrels.
Acquisition of Vallaurine Cooperage
The Jaegle family acquires the Vallaurine cooperage in the Rhone Valley and begins coopering fire bent barrels.
Addition of Lizette Jaeger
Lizette Jaeger joins Barrel Associates International as General Manager.
Introduction of Heritage
Barrel Associates International introduces its premier American Oak barrel "Heritage".