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September 2008
Shipping More Wine on Less Diesel
More wineries are transporting wine by rail but trucking continues to be big business.
by John Intardonato
:link { color: blue } :visited { color: purple } The old adage that it takes a lot of water to make wine should be updated to add that it also takes a lot of fuel--and not only in the farming and processing areas but especially in moving the finished product to consumers around the country and around the world. According to Vic Mottoof Global Wine Partners in St. Helena, California, the North Coast produces about 30 million cases o...
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