Please join the Project Team for a learning tour and discussion about this unique convertible custom crush facility located at 14100 Mountain House Road in Hopland California 95449.  Tour starts at 5:00, followed by a discussion with a wine and appetizer reception. Please email Robin Stephani to RSVP.

Rack and Riddle map

Program qualifies for 1 hour of AIA CES Credit 

Course Title: Designing a Commercial Wine Facility for Flex Use

Course Description: Participants will tour Rack & Riddle, a convertible winery facility in Hopland, CA where they will discuss effective design/build teams, the design requirements, material selection, construction cost analyst, and emerging construction technologies within the wine industry.

  • Participant will review new wine industry building trends which are currently leaning towards collaborative flexible design/build teams.
  • Participants will differentiate the design requirements between small and large capacity wineries.
  • At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to analyze construction costs decisions as they relate to production capacity. 
  • Participants will explore crush facility design for combined sparkling and still wine production; including the material selection, and emerging construction technologies which afford this flexibility.