Welcome to the Winery Facility Technical Network

Sharing Expert
Technical Aspects
& Best Practice

A technical resource for the winemaking industry


The Winery Facility Technical Network (WFTN) is founded to serve professionals, operators, and equipment suppliers involved in the efficient design, operation, and maintenance of wine industry related facilities.  As a forum for the exchange of non-proprietary technical information, the WFTN aims to create standards and best practices to aid all phases of winery design and operation.


Yi Yang

Summit Engineering

Ed Barr

P&L Specialties

Paul Franzia

Franzia Enterprises

Scott Erwin



To provide a forum..

..in which wine industry engineers, facility operators, winemaking equipment designers, and other related personnel can share information and discuss issues relevant to winery facility design and operations.

To inform and educate members..

..of issues relevant to winemaking facilities including industry standards, new developments, best practices, products, and services.

To provide members ..

..with the social contact and networking opportunities.

To improve, develop and promote..

..the winery facility engineering and operation professionals.

To be a technical resource..

.. for the winemaking industry.


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