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April 2014
Case Study: Constructing a Winery from Salvaged Cargo Containers
A cost-effective approach to building a small winery that avoids large start-up costs and allows you to grow incrementally as sales grow
by Gary Zucca
Zucca Mountain Vineyards started production in 1998 out of our garage—about 200 yards from where the winery is now. After much research on various winery structure alternatives, including stick, rammed earth, straw bale and steel, we decided to construct a winery out of salvaged reefer cargo containers. The initial cost of containers and the fact that cargo containers required no foundations or county construction permits were the main drivers in our decision. In 2004, we bought the first...
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