Food-Napa Quake-Wine

Eric Risberg/AP Photo

In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, a tractor heads into a row of the Lee Vineyard to pick up Pinot Noir grapes on the first day of harvest for Saintsbury winery in Napa, Calif. Some losses from the Aug. 24th 6.0 earthquake can’t be fixed or replaced, like the “library wines,” bottles from past vintages, that were shattered. At the Saintsbury winery on the southern end of the Napa Valley, about half its library, or 400 bottles, shattered, which is a loss for the winery and for connoisseurs who enjoy its prized pinot noir and chardonnay. The winery also lost some barrels, mostly empty, and had a damaged water tank, but harvest went on.

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