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Winemaking Team Expansion

Major Facilities Expansion Prompts Team Growth in Anticipation of a Bustling Year for Northern California’s Largest Custom Crush Wine Service Provider Rack & Riddle, Sonoma County’s leading custom crush wine service, has recently expanded its winemaking team in preparation for a busy 2019. With a newly automated still wine bottling line and...

Team Member Spotlight: Interview with Penny Gadd-Coster

Penny is our Executive Director of Winemaking and has been with Rack & Riddle since its inception in 2007. We recently interviewed Penny to chat about her history with the company, what it means to be a revered winemaker in the industry, and what it’s like to work for a progressive winery that is proud to be owned and operated by a strong...

Client Spotlight: Amista Vineyards

Nearly a decade ago, Amista Vineyards gave Rosé of Syrah to a college winemaking class that wanted to try making bubbly. After tasting a bottle from that project, owners Vicky and Michael Farrow were inspired. When Michael handed over day-to-day winemaking to consultant Ashley Herzberg, a lover of bubbles, their sparkling program really took off....

WIN Advisor Features Rack & Riddle on its “Supplier Spotlight”

We're excited to be featured in a January 14, 2019 "Supplier Spotlight" on WIN Advisor online, titled, "State-of-the Art Packaging Company Makes Inroads in Wine Country with High Tech Facility Upgrades," The online editorial examines our still wine bottling production overhaul that was designed and installed by MASPACK Packaging USA. It features...

Premium Private-Label Wines Quickly Becoming a Standard Bearer

Rack & Riddle — A Leader in Private-Label Sparkling Wines Healdsburg, Calif. (November 11, 2018) — In the past year, there has been significant industry buzz about private-label products exceeding sales expectations. Growth trajectories forecast private-label products surpassing all branded product tiers — and premium wines are at the top of...

2018 World Series Championship Brut Released

Wine by Design Announces the Boston Red Sox 2018 World Series Championship Sparkling Wine is Now Available for PurchaseHealdsburg, Calif. (November 7, 2018) — The Boston Red Sox have won their fourth championship title in the last 14 years. To commemorate their momentous victory, the Boston Red Sox 2018 World Series Championship Brut has just...

Sparkling Wine Grapes

Traditional Grape Varietals Vs. Untraditional for Sparkling Wine France set the standard for sparkling wine, establishing the widely-held belief that bubbly should be crafted out of just three stalwart grape varietals — Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier. But California in recent years is setting a new scene for sparkling winemaking using...

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