Napa Valley’s Chateau Boswell winery destroyed by Glass Fire | Daily Mail Online

The Glass Fire in northern California’s Sonoma County and Napa Valley wine country that burned down the Chateau Boswell more than quadrupled in size overnight to 11,000 acres on Monday.

  • Chateau Boswell in St. Helena Napa Valley was destroyed Sunday in the Glass Fire
  • It’s one of only a handful of family-run wineries in the famous California wine region and opened in 1979 
  • Fire has also ravaged the likes of Castello di Amorosa and Venge, plus Merus Wines and Davis Estates were under imminent threat
  • Officials said 64 other wineries were within the evacuation or evacuation warning areas 
  • The Black Rock Inn bed and breakfast was also up in flames as 1,000 firefighters struggled to contain the blaze
  • Around 2,000 people have been told to leave their homes, and a further 3,000 to prepare to do so as the wildfires ripped into Santa Rosa and St. Helena
  • California wildfires have scorched more than 3.7 million acres so far in 2020, far exceeding any single year

Source: Napa Valley’s Chateau Boswell winery destroyed by Glass Fire | Daily Mail Online