Up the Creek without a Panel
Napa Valley wineries assess their security options in response to a recent string of solar panel thefts.
by Cathy Fisher
Nov 2009 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
In recent months, law enforcement has been called to a number of Napa Valley wineries and vineyards reporting the theft of solar panels, including Harris Ranch Napa Valley and Honig Vineyard & Winery, both in Rutherford, ZD Wines in Napa, Miner Family Vineyards in Oakville, and the most recent, another Rutherford winery, on September 20. This marks the ninth wine industry solar theft and the 16th solar theft incident in Napa County since January 2008, according to Napa County Sheriff’s...
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