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Napa Valley wineries sustain damage from 6.0 earthquake
Napa Valley wineries sustain damage from 6.0 earthquake

Wineries in Napa Valley spent the morning assessing damage after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake centered just south of the city of Napa sent bottles flying at 3:20 a.m.  Some of the earliest photos posted on social media came from David Duncan, chief executive of Silver Oak Winery in Oakville, 12 miles north of Napa. Duncan said he lost hundreds of bottles in his office. They were mostly blends the winery makes from single vineyards. In the winery, three casks fell and began to leak, but they were salvageable.  Silver Oak makes close to 100,000 cases of wine. It’s the smaller wineries that can be devastated.  Steve Matthiasson, one of Napa’s top...

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