Brad Warner

Owner / President

Brad established Rutherford Equipment Rental in 1991 with one tank and a desire to provide his colleagues in the wine business the opportunity to rent equipment.  He has over 45 years of winery experience with a focus on winemaking and winery operations.  Brad started out at Charles Krug then became one of the first employees of Robert Mondavi Winery.   Mr. Mondavi  became his respected mentor with whom he worked for over 30 years.


"Quality - it's the philosophy that drives our equipment and vendor partner choices as well as how I choose to operate the business.  Even with our continued growth, I still value each relationship and continue to look for ways to improve service to our customers."


Contact Brad for technical questions regarding filtration, winemaking, Airocide applications and consulting.  brad@rutherfordrental.com or (707) 253-7368


Lisa Warner

Business Manager / Airocide Sales & Information

Lisa has been in the wine industry for 26 years. Her experience covers production operations, procurement, winemaking, sales and marketing.   In 2008, she started her own wine project - Leto Cellars.


"The process of winemaking, from start to finish, has many components and at times can be a moving target.  I've been there myself, so I feel like I understand the challenges our customers sometimes face."


Contact Lisa for information on equipment recommendations, Airocide, BHW Consulting and billing questions.  lisa@rutherfordrental.com or (707) 253-7368



Chester Beall

Deliveries / Warehouse (but really, a Cellarmaster)

Chester starting working with Brad back in the Mondavi days.  With over 40 years of cellar experience, Chet brings a wealth of knowledge as he delivers winemaking equipment to our customers.





Justin Warner

Operations Coordinator

Justin grew up in the Napa Valley and started with RER in January 2013.  He is responsible for coordination of all the equipment reservations and is the voice you are most likely to hear when you call the office.


"One of my first jobs was working with a crew on a bottling line.  Ever since then, I wanted to be involved in the industry.  At RER, I work with our customers, helping them with their equipment needs.  It's fast-paced and never dull - just the way I like it!"


Contact Justin for equipment reservations and equipment returns.  Justin@rutherfordrental.com or (707) 253-7368



Tiffany Brookman

Sales Assistant

Tiffany brings over 20 years of wine industry sales support to the office and joined RER in the summer of 2014. With a flair for design and organization, Tiffany is responsible for our customer communication portals, sales materials and administrative support. She lives in Napa with her husband and beloved dog.


“I like that Rutherford Equipment is a small business. Having worked for large corporations, I’m impressed how quickly Brad and Lisa make decisions based on what the company needs at any given time”.


Contact Tiffany for information on Airocide, our newsletters or any information you may need. tiffany@rutherfordrental.com or (707) 259-5386

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