Rack & Riddle Announces Facility Opening In Wake Of Major Sonoma County Expansion

HEALDSBURG, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services, one of the largest custom crush and winemaking companies in the North Bay area, today announced its new Healdsburg facility is expected to be functionally operational June 15th, with full capabilities expected August 1st. "We're thrilled to have expanded our Sonoma County footprint to some 120,000 square feet …

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Juiced: How to Make Mass-Produced Wine Taste Great

James Day Winemaking may conjure images of sun-­dappled vineyards and grand châteaus. But a typical ­bottle of Napa Cabernet owes more to lab-coat-­wearing chemists than to barefoot grape stompers. Like most foodstuffs, wine has been thoroughly industrialized. ­Million-­gallon batches are cooked up in ­behemoth factories in Australia or California’s less-dreamy-­sounding Central Valley and made …

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