Energy Management Pays Off for Jackson Family Wines
Methodical undertaking to improve equipment efficiency, synchronize operations
by Barry Dugan
Jun 2011 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
In the cellar room of one of Kendall-Jackson Winery’s facilities several years ago, Robert Boller noticed a drain on the floor running full with a stream of hot water coming from a barrel washer. It’s not an uncommon sight. Cellar workers might leave a hose running while they take a break or tend to another task. But it soon dawned on him. That water has been purchased, pumped and heated, and it’s now headed down a hole in the floor. It was, literally, money being poured dow...
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