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World's First Chromed-Glass Wine Bottle - Tank Garage Winery Debuts 'Chrome Dreams'

Posted on September 11, 2017

CALISTOGA, CALIF. - Aug. 31, 2017 - Tank Garage Winery, a wine brand and 1930s-era service station turned winery in Calistoga, is excited to announce the release of Chrome Dreams on Sept. 1, a 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend and the world’s first chromed-glass wine bottle. An ode to the classic American automobile, Chrome Dreams features a mirrored surface and extruded wing-wheeled emblem inspired by iconic vintage cars and Americana metalwork.

To achieve this revolutionary aesthetic, Tank Garage Winery spent over one year working with a packaging manufacturer to perfect their proprietary chroming process. Each clear-embossed resin seal is delicately formed and imported from Italy.

“We wanted to go back to a time when cars weren’t just cars, but artful vessels of freedom, carrying the American dream westward across Route 66. Classic cars were a direct reflection of our greatest hopes and dreams - we were inspired to bring that spirit of aspiration back with Chrome Dreams,” said James Harder, co-founder of Tank Garage Winery. “From the wine to packaging, the entire experience is designed to create a sense of marvel. We are excited for wine drinkers to taste, collect and experience this incredible achievement in wine.”

The limited edition Napa Valley red wine is sourced from Tank Garage Winery’s most trusted growing partners. The blend of 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petite Sirah delivers aromas of dark crème de cassis with layers of vanilla and caramel supported by hints of bay leaf and star anise in the background.

Chrome Dreams is a limited edition wine with fewer than 500 cases produced, sold exclusively at Tank Garage Winery’s service station in Calistoga beginning Sept. 1 and www.tankgaragewinery.com starting Sept. 15 for $75 per bottle.

Tank Garage Winery is located at 1020 Foothill Blvd., Calistoga, CA 94515.

About Tank Garage Winery

Tank Garage Winery comes to life in a 1930s era service station in the Napa Valley town of Calistoga, California, an area graced with world-class vineyards and cool California made wines. The winery and tasting room are the dream of two longtime friends - who, after decades of collective experience in farming and creating world-class wine, decided to celebrate the heart and soul of vintage California culture and creativity. The result is a small collection of “one off,” uniquely-crafted wines that draw heavily on the owners’ personal lifestyles and experiences. For more information visit tankgaragewinery.com and follow Tank Garage Winery on Instagram, @tankwinery.

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