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Stainless Steel to the Rescue in Wine Country, Earthquake Country

When wine country and earthquake country share a lot of common ground, stainless steel wine barrels are an important ally. In recent earthquakes both at home in Napa Valley and abroad, wine industries have been rattled by a sudden loss of product, facilities, time and vineyard land. Storage shelves have fallen, oak and cement barrels […] Read More »

New Zealand Wine Country Rocked by a 7.5 Earthquake

Wineries in New Zealand are in clean-up mode after North Canterbury experienced a 7.5 earthquake on the morning of Monday, November 14. The quake, which was widely felt throughout both the South and North Islands came with more than 50 aftershocks and caused severe damage in some locations. Local wineries have reported that their people […] Read More »