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Healdsburg’s Soda Rock Winery Has Been Destroyed

The Kincade Fire has consumed 66,231 acres in Sonoma County

Soda Rock winery burns
The Soda Rock Winery burns as flames race through Healdsburg, California, on October 27, 2019.
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According to Cal Fire’s latest update, the Kincade Fire had consumed 66,231 acres by Monday morning, and currently stands at five percent containment. As of Sunday morning, the blaze had taken a toll on Alexander Valley wineries, completely destroying Soda Rock Winery and consuming its 1860s-era building. It goes without saying, but at present, the hundreds of restaurants in the area’s evacuation zone are closed.

Here’s the latest as of mid-day Monday:

  • Smoke from Kincade Fire arrives in San Francisco [Curbed SF]
  • Kincade Fire rips through Alexander Valley wineries — Soda Rock destroyed [SF Chronicle]
  • Two Sonoma County wineries damaged by Kincade fire in Alexander Valley [Somona Index-Tribune]
  • Wind-whipped fire in Northern California forces the largest evacuation in Sonoma County history [Washington Post]
  • Wildfire scorches more than 16,000 acres in Sonoma Wine Country [Wine Spectator]
  • Alexander Valley grape growers battled Kincade fire to save decades of Sonoma County family history [Press Democrat]
  • Kincade Fire: Soda Rock Winery in Healdsburg burns to the ground [ABC 7]
  • Alexander Valley — a premier wine region — a patchwork of destruction, survival [SF Chronicle]

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