Despite Russell Crowe wandering around vineyards and the work of making wine being seen through rose tinted glasses, it’s actually damned tough and at times, very dangerous. The earthquake in Napa Valley shook things up and luckily no one was in the cellars at the time or they would have probably have been injured or killed by the crashing barrels like what happened in DO Empordà a couple of years back. The barrels are extremely treacherous as each way 350kg on up when full–and they roll. Unfortunately this morning, word […]

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