Today, Sunday, August 24th, a 6.0 quake and several aftershocks hit the Napa Valley area near American Canyon. There is fairly significant damage and over 70 hospital admissions as of this moment.

For updates: story on the effect on wineries: LATimes

These photos show some of the damage. Let’s pray for all affected and trust that the wine industry will emerge relatively unscathed from this event.

Wine - Napa Quake 2014
A Mess in the Storage Room – Unknown Location
Wine - Napa Quake 2014-SilverOak
Damage at Silver Oak Winery


  1. Wow! It’s a good thing the quake occurred at 3:00AM of the casualty rate would have been much greater. I wouldn’t have wanted to be in the barrel room during the quake.


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